BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The objective of the Board of Directors is to direct the company with the aim of achieving the best possible return on invested capital for shareholders in the long term .

Risto Siilasmaa

Chairman of the Board

Born 1966

Risto Siilasmaa is the founder of F-Secure and served as the President and CEO of the company until November 5, 2006. Since then he has held the position of Chairman of the Board of Directors. Risto Siilasmaa joined the Board of Directors of Nokia Corporation in 2008 and became Chairman of the Board in May, 2012. In addition he served as an interim CEO of the company during 09/2013 – 04/2014. He is Chairman of the Board of The Federation of Finnish Technology Industries as well as a board member of the Confederation of Finnish Industries (EK). He is also a member of the European Roundtable of Industrialists (ERT) and the Tsinghua SEM Advisory Board at Tsinghua University.

Mr Siilasmaa has received several awards including Nordic Chairman of the year 2009, the Most Influential IT Leader 2007 and The Leader of the Decade 2003. Mr. Siilasmaa holds a Master of Science degree from the Helsinki University of Technology.

Risto Siilasmaa is a major shareholder in F-Secure and thus not an independent member of the Board as stipulated in the Corporate Governance Code.

Pertti Ervi

Chairman of the Audit Committee

Born 1957

Pertti Ervi is a management consultant and serves in board of directors in several companies. He has served on the Board of F-Secure since 2003 and is the Chairman of the Audit Committee. Mr Ervi is Chairman of the Board of Efecte Oy. He is also a member of the Board of Teleste Corporation. Mr Ervi co-founded Computer 2000 Finland Oy and served as a MD for the company until 1995. After that he worked as Co-President for Computer 2000 AG international headquarters in Munich, Germany. He has worked closely at international management level with major IT vendors such as Cisco, IBM, Intel, HP and Microsoft. Mr Ervi holds a B.Sc/Electronics degree from Tekniska Läroverket (Swedish Institute of Technology) in Helsinki. He has also completed several financial and management studies.

Pertti Ervi is an independent member of the Board.

Matti Heikkonen

Member of the Board

Born 1976

Matti Heikkonen has served as a member of the Board of F‑Secure since 2013. He is an associate and COO of Questback AS. Previously he has served as entrepreneur and CEO of Digium Oy, Head of Nokia-Cisco Systems global alliance, 2004-2007, entrepreneur of Triple Check Oy, 2002-2004, associate and business unit manager of Done Solutions Oyj, 2000-2002 and entrepreneur of Identia Oy, 1998-2000. He is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Finnish Software Entrepreneurs Association and a board member in Mobile Wellness MWS Oy. Matti Heikkonen holds a M.Sc. degree (Engineering).

Matti Heikkonen is an independent member of the Board.

Bruce Oreck

Member of the Board

Born 1953

Bruce Oreck has served as a member of the Board of F‑Secure since April 2016. Currently Ambassador Oreck is an Executive in Residence at Aalto University in Helsinki focusing on business and entrepreneurship. Previously, he has served as the United States Ambassador to Finland from 2009 until 2015. During that time, he also served as the Chairman of the State Department's League of Green Embassies. Prior to his work at the State Department, Ambassador Oreck practiced law specializing in business and taxation and represented many of the top 100 companies in America. In addition, he served as the Executive Vice-President and General Counsel for Oreck Corporation. Ambassador Oreck obtained his Bachelor of Arts from The Johns Hopkins University, his Juris Doctorate from Louisiana State University and his Masters of Law (Taxation) from New York University. He serves as a member of the Board of Directors of USGBC, the largest and most influential high performance building and urban redesign organization in the world.

Ambassador Oreck is an independent member of the Board.

Sofie Nystrøm

Member of the Board

Born 1978

Sofie Nystrøm has served as a member of the Board of F‑Secure since 2017. She is currently a Director of NTNU Center for Cyber and Information Security, which is Scandinavia's largest research and education center within cybersecurity (2015-). Previously, she has been the Vice President, Head of Group Security at Telenor Group (2014-2015). She has also served as the Executive Vice President, CISO at DNB Bank (2008-2013), been Director of Consulting Services at Symantec Norway (2006-2008)) and as a Manager at Norwegian National Security Authority (2004-2006). Nystrøm holds a M.Sc. (Computer Sciences) from Purdue University, USA.

Sofie Nystrøm is an independent member of the Board.

Päivi Rekonen

Member of the Board

Born 1969

Päivi Rekonen has served as a member of the Board of F‑Secure since 2017. She is currently Managing Director in Group Technology at UBS in Switzerland, and has previously lead various of the Company's global technology transformation programs (2014-). Prior to joining USB, she was SVP Global Head of Digital Strategy for Adecco Group (2011-2012) and the Global Head of IT for Credit Suisse Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel operations (2007-2009). Prior to these roles, she was with Cisco Systems in different leadership roles such as General Manager, Consulting Services/Emerging Markets, Managing Director for Consulting services in EMEA and AsiaPac, and head of HR for Asia Pacific in Singapore (1998-2007). Prior to Cisco, she was with Nokia (1990-1998). Päivi Rekonen holds M.Sc. in Economics and M.Sc in Social Sciences.

Päivi Rekonen is an independent member of the Board.

Ari Inki

Member of the Board

Born 1974

Ari Inki has served as a member of the Board of F‑Secure since 2017. He is the Chief Architect of F-Secure and the Head of the Technology Office. Inki has worked with F‑Secure almost continuously since 1999 in various research and development roles (2008-2017), and as an Architect, as a Technical Product Manager and as a Software Developer (1999-2007). In 2007-2008 has served with TietoEnator Oyj as an Information Security Specialist. Inki is a Bachelor of Computer Engineering (Espoo-Vantaa Institute of Technology).

As a member of F-Secure personnel Ari Inki is not an independent member of the Board.