We try to put ourselves in other people’s shoes. We say things as they are. This is how we have decided to operate. We are not without fault, but we believe that when a person tries their best, the end result is usually good.

Tomi is one of the pioneers of Finnish wind energy. He began his career by building wind farms in his native Southern Ostrobothnia. Before Pohjan Voima, he worked as CEO of LeaseGreen, an energy efficiency company, and as Vice President of Energy at YIT.

Tomi Mäkipelto
Co-founder and CEO at Pohjan Voima
+358 50 370 4092

If you have any questions, give me a call and we can talk. It’s an old method, but it works.

Tomi Mäkipelto

Juho has been in charge of financing and project management on many large Finnish industrial projects. Juho’s career has been full of interesting positions in Helsinki and London, but his heart and his roots are in Pälkäne in Häme.

Juho Rönni
Founder and Financial Director at Pohjan Voima
+358 40 824 8780

Anssi brings extensive experience in subscriber organizations and contracting to Pohjan Voima. With years of experience in wind power, he has been involved in building over 100 wind turbines.

Anssi Koski
Project Director
+358 50 386 2518

Sami is a heavyweight of project management. Before Pohjan Voima he worked at E.M. Pekkinen, a construction company in Espoo.

Sami Merelä
Project Manager
+358 50 911 8369

Mira is an expert in power station design and previously worked for Sweco and Valmet. At Pohjan Voima, Mira is responsible for project development, amongst other things.

Mira Talonen
Project Manager
+358 50 316 0148

Matti works as an advisor on land-use planning processes for Pohjan Voima projects. He has considerable and wide-ranging experience in land-use planning, zoning, and environmental impact assessments.

Matti Kautto
Land-use Planning Advisor

Tommi works as an advisor on power grid connections and planning power line routes. Tommi has many decades of experience in the energy and electricity industry.

Tommi Hietala
Power Grid Connections


The Board of Directors at Pohjan Voima defines the values, goals, and strategic direction of the company. The Chairman of the Board is Kari Kauniskangas, who is also known from his earlier role as CEO of YIT Group.

The other members of the Board of Directors are Pekka Manninen and Johanna Lamminen. Manninen worked for many years as the CEO of Helen, and Lamminen has worked as the CEO of the Finnish divisions of Gasum and Danske Bank.