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Tomi Haring


Soile Asikainen

Marketing Manager
Marketing and communications and their development

Joni Andersin

Photonics Center Oy - Technical Specialist

Katariina Eskelinen

Business Specialist (Municipal responsibility: Kitee)
Services, investments, development, financing, acquisitions, social welfare and health care

Anu Halonen

Director, Business Services
Management and development of Science Park’s Facility and Event Services, including customer relations and partnerships

Timo Hartikainen

Business Coach (Municipal responsibility: Rääkkylä)
Recruitment, business development, employment subsidies

Timo A. Hartikainen

Business Specialist (Municipal responsibilities: Ilomantsi, Tohmajärvi)
Services, investments, economy, development, growth, social welfare and health care

Heli Hirvonen

Business Specialist (Municipal responsibilities: Heinävesi, Kitee)
Services of a start-up company, investments, development, financing, transfer of ownership

Jaani Holma

Development Manager
Tourism, trade and service business

Hanne Huhmarsalo

Development Manager
Customer experience and quality, information management, digital services, environmental issues, Louhelan Woima

Riikka Ihalainen

Customer Service Officer
Customer guidance, meeting and coworking services

Lasse Immonen

Business Coach
Assessment of business ideas, services and coaching for start-up entrepreneurs

Ari Immonen

Finances, financing, recruitment and personnel matters of Business Joensuu Oy

Tanja Immonen

Marketing Specialist
Marketing and communications of services and events

Anne-Maria Kankaisto

Marketing Specialist
Regional marketing, communications, marketing of services and events

Jarmo Kauppinen

Development Manager
Projects, project funding, regional development

Pinja Konttinen

Business Specialist
Public procurements

Sari Korkalainen

Customer Service Officer
Customer guidance and advice services, meeting services

Hanna Källarsson

Business Coach
Investments, development, corporate financing, rehabilitation

Olli Kämäräinen

Photonics Center Oy - Head of Sales and Business Development

Santeri Lanér

Business Coach
Growth coaching, growth and development

Leena Lehikoinen

Development Manager
Company relocation services, plots and premises, photonics investments

Mervi Leminen

Business Coach
Growth coaching, growth, development

Miia Lähteenmäki

Account Manager
Science Park marketing, facility rentals, customer relationships and contracts

Antti Mononen

Business Specialist
Image of the plastics and tools sectors, industrial Investment and relocation service customers, Programme Manager of the Industrial Competitiveness Programme

Perttu Mutka

Film Commissioner
Film productions, placement, creative industries

Mikko Naakka

Property Manager
Property contact person, renovation and alteration work, personal and fire safety

Satu Niiranen

Business Coach
Coaching for start-up entrepreneurs, student entrepreneurship

Ilkka Nykänen

Development Manager

Heidi Oinonen

Customer Service Officer
Customer guidance and advice services, meeting services

Janne Pakarinen

Business Coach
Developing the business activities of start-up companies

Jouko Piirainen

Business Specialist
Transfer of ownership, acquisition, sale of companies, takeover, stock exchange, business transaction, share acquisition, generation change, Estonia

Satu-Minna Piiroinen

Business Specialist
Recruitment, personnel and competence development, sector and employer image, stakeholder and cooperation networks

Pauliina Pikkujämsä

Director, Business Services
Services for investing and relocating companies, customer relations and network cooperation

Kari Pulkkinen

Fund Manager & Growth Coach
Start-up Fund Joensuu, corporate financing, business development, development of board work

Juha Purmonen

Development Manager
Photonics Business Growth Program Manager

Mika Pyykkö

Business Coach
Development and growth of companies' international business

Timo Rapatti

Technical Building Service Expert
Property contact person, building engineering, access control, fire alarm devices

Tuomo Roivas

Director, Business Services
Growth, development, business services, business, customer relationships and municipal cooperation

Heli Saario

Business Coach
International workforce to support business growth

Juha Saastamoinen

Business Specialist (Municipal responsibilities: Outokumpu, Polvijärvi)
Financing, investments, development, growth, transfer of ownership, acquisition

Piia Sallinen

Business Coach
Recruitment, personnel and employment matters, acting as an employer

Marko Soikkeli

Business Coach
ICT, digital, growth and development

Kirsi Svärd

Business Coach
Development of the business activities of start-up companies, commercialisation of research and innovations

Timo Tahvanainen

Development Manager
Forest and energy business

Veikko Tahvanainen

Business Specialist
Investments, development, corporate financing, rehabilitation, VTT Agent

Henry Torn

Communication and Project Coordinator
Marketing and communications of services and events

Seppo Tossavainen

Business Specialist
Forest bioeconomy and circular economy, internationalisation services

Janita Ylitalo

*** On study leave 1 Jan - 30 Jun 2023. Substitute: Tomi Haring *** Director, Business Services
Services for start-ups, new business, commercialisation, international business services