Contact Information

Contact Information

All email addresses are [email protected] If you are not sure whom to contact, you can use our general email address [email protected].

Office

Office address
Otakaari 11
02150 Espoo, Finland
See location on map

Mailing address
Aalto University Student Union
P.O. Box 69, 02151 Espoo, Finland
Billing information

 

The student union office is located at Otakaari 11, Espoo. AYY’s Services Office and the Student Union's official notice board are also located in the same building.

Here you will find the contact information of our staff members.

 

Management and Administration

 Milja Leinonen

Milja Leinonen

Chair of the Board
 Tuomas Poutanen

Tuomas Poutanen

Vice Chair
 Elina Nieminen

Elina Nieminen

Executive Director
 Monika Kivimäki

Monika Kivimäki

Financial Director
 Laura Luoto

Laura Luoto

Advocacy and Communications Manager
 Annika Mällinen

Annika Mällinen

Administrative and HR Manager

Minna Merensilta

Service and Rental Manager
 Petteri Nummela

Petteri Nummela

IT Manager

Services

Minna Merensilta

Service and Rental Manager
 Tuomas Poutanen

Tuomas Poutanen

VIce Chair of the Board, Services, Digitalisation
 Milla Elo

Milla Elo

Service Advisor, phone service hours:
 Maria Liimatta-Tuominen

Maria Liimatta-Tuominen

Housing Advisor, phone service hours:
 Peppi Reinikka

Peppi Reinikka

Housing Advisor, phone service hours:
 Minna Silvennoinen

Minna Silvennoinen

Service Advisor, phone service hours:

Anniina Hakatie

Housing Advisor, phone service hours:
 Kirsi Veijola

Kirsi Veijola

Housing Specialist

More information on the contact information and opening hours of the Services Office can be found here.

Send us email:
Questions about housing
Member services contact form

Communications

 Laura Luoto

Laura Luoto

Advocacy and Communications Manager
 Sara Selonen

Sara Selonen

Board Member, Associations, Communications, Artistic Activities, Museum
 Julia Wihuri

Julia Wihuri

Communications Specialist
 Essi Puustinen

Essi Puustinen

Communications Specialist

Johanna Mikkonen

Translator (English)
 Nina Piispanen

Nina Piispanen

Translator (Swedish)

You can reach the Student Union’s entire communications sector by email at [email protected]

You can subscribe to our Weekly Newsletter here.

Submit material for Weekly Newsletter or Association Newsletter at https://lomake.ayy.fi/viestinta/tiedotteet/

The translators only translate AYY's internal documents.

Student Advocacy

 Laura Luoto

Laura Luoto

Advocacy and Communications Manager
 Lauri Jurvanen

Lauri Jurvanen

Policy Specialist, Social Affairs, Harassment Contact Person
 Teemu Palkki

Teemu Palkki

Policy Specialist, Academic Affairs
 Fon Krairiksh

Fon Krairiksh

Policy Specialist, International Affairs
 Julia Tofferi

Julia Tofferi

Board Member, Academic Affairs
 Samuli Vehkomäki

Samuli Vehkomäki

Board Member, Real Estates, Housing, Campus, Sustainability
 Otto Usvajärvi

Otto Usvajärvi

Board Member, Real Estates, Finances, Student Centre, Academic Affairs
 Rebecca Adrianzen

Rebecca Adrianzen

Board Member, International Affairs, Associations, Council
 Tiina Pajukari

Tiina Pajukari

Board Member, Social Policy, Elections, Well-Being, Sustainability

AYY’s Sports Sector can be reached by email at [email protected]

AYY’s International Affairs can be reached by email at [email protected]

AYY’s Social Affairs can be reached by email at [email protected]

AYY’s Academic Affairs can be reached by email at [email protected]

We will respond to student counselling inquiries within eight weeks of receiving the inquiry.

Community

 Niina Palm

Niina Palm

Executive Producer, Community Coordinator
 Samu Nurmi

Samu Nurmi

Producer
 Tuulia Telin

Tuulia Telin

Specialist: Associations, New Students and Alumni
 Anna Merikari

Anna Merikari

Artistic Activities Specialist and Museum Director
 Eeva Ylimäki

Eeva Ylimäki

Producer
 Matias Saikku

Matias Saikku

Board Member, Community, Volunteers, New Students
 Sara Selonen

Sara Selonen

Board Member, Associations, Communications, Artistic Activities, Museum
 Rebecca Adrianzen

Rebecca Adrianzen

Board Member, International Affairs, Associations, Council
 Laura Nikola

Laura Nikola

Board Member, Corporate Relations, Alumni, Strategy

AYY’s cultural community also includes our culture organisers Aava and Teekkari Section.

Aava can be reached by email at [email protected].

Teekkari Section can be reached by email at [email protected].

Campus Section can be reached by email at [email protected].

AYY’s producers and the board member who is responsible for community can be reached by email at [email protected].

AYY Alumni Sector can be reached at [email protected].

AYY’s organisational affairs can be reached by email at [email protected].

Museum and Archives

 Anna Merikari

Anna Merikari

Artistic Activities Specialist and Museum Director
 Ahto Harmo

Ahto Harmo

Archivist
 Rasmus Ruohola

Rasmus Ruohola

Intendant

AYY’s Archives and Museum can be reached by email at [email protected] (archive) and [email protected] (museum).

Museum Section can be reached by email at [email protected]

Corporate Relations

 Ville Kauhanen

Ville Kauhanen

Corporate Relations Coordinator

IT Management

 Petteri Nummela

Petteri Nummela

IT Manager
 Teemu Heinämäki

Teemu Heinämäki

IT Support
 Kyösti Alkio

Kyösti Alkio

IT Support
 Tommi Saranpää

Tommi Saranpää

Trinet

Eetu Manninen

IT Support

AYY’s IT Management can be reached by email at [email protected]

All questions related to the internet and television are answered by Trinet ([email protected]). More detailed information on using the internet and TV and more contact details are available on the Trinet website.

Finances

 Monika Kivimäki

Monika Kivimäki

Financial Director
 Arja Haverinen

Arja Haverinen

Cashier

Jari Sartokoski

Controller

Real Estate Management

 Samuli Vehkomäki

Samuli Vehkomäki

Board Member, Real Estates, Housing, Campus, Sustainability
 Otto Usvajärvi

Otto Usvajärvi

Board Member, Real Estates, Finances, Student Centre, Academic Affairs
 Hannes Helminen

Hannes Helminen

Head of Property Management
 Janne Kankaisto

Janne Kankaisto

Maintenance Foreman
 Saila Mertsalmi

Saila Mertsalmi

Administrative Property Officer
 Heidi Mikkola

Heidi Mikkola

Real Estate Specialist
 Marianne Honkasaari

Marianne Honkasaari

Project Coordinator (Student Centre)
 Miranda Puranen

Miranda Puranen

Real Estate Assistant

Petri Kuusisto

Project Manager

Contact information for maintenance companies of AYY's buildings can be found here.

Contact information for Castle Wardens of AYY's buildings can be found here.

 

Volunteer Trustees

 Essi Puustinen

Essi Puustinen

Volunteer Trustee

The trustees ensure that volunteering rules are followed and the rules are presented to new volunteers. In addition, they ensure that volunteers are treated fairly and equally and, when necessary, advise and support volunteers in resolving potential problems. The best way to reach the trustees is by email (firstname.lastname(at)ayy.fi) or by coming over to the office to chat.

Branch in Mikkeli

Aalto University operates in one additional branch outside of the Helsinki metropolitan area:

Aalto University School of Business, Mikkeli Campus
BScBA Program
Lönnrotinkatu 5
50100 Mikkeli
See location on map

Student services are provided by study office and Probba, the Student Organisation of Aalto University School of Business, Mikkeli Campus.

Aalto University School of Business, Mikkeli Campus is part of the Mikkeli University Consortium.

Board

The administrative and executive power of the Student Union is exercised by the Board elected by the Representative Council, whose term of office is a calendar year. 

You can reach the entire Board by e-mail at hallitus(at)ayy.fi

 Milja Leinonen

Milja Leinonen

Chair of the Board
 Tuomas Poutanen

Tuomas Poutanen

Vice Chair, Services, Digitalisation
 Julia Tofferi

Julia Tofferi

Academic Affairs
 Rebecca Adrianzen

Rebecca Adrianzen

International Affairs, Associations, Council
 Tiina Pajukari

Tiina Pajukari

Social Policy, Elections, Well-Being, Sustainability
 Matias Saikku

Matias Saikku

Community, Volunteers, New Students
 Laura Nikola

Laura Nikola

Corporate Relations, Alumni, Strategy
 Sara Selonen

Sara Selonen

Associations, Communications, Artistic Activities, Museum
 Samuli Vehkomäki

Samuli Vehkomäki

Real Estates, Housing, Campus, Sustainability
 Otto Usvajärvi

Otto Usvajärvi

Real Estates, Finances, Student Centre, Academic Affairs

Volunteers are creating the best student life in the world!

Elina Nieminen, AYY’s Executive Director

Council

The Representative Council exercises the highest decision-making power of the Student Union. The Council decides, among other things, on AYY’s budget, financial statements, construction, loans and regulations. The Representative Council also elects the Student Union Board, the Chair of the Board and senior officials.

Chairs of the Representative Council

You can contact the chairs of the Representative Council by e-mail at [email protected] or [email protected]

 Joonas Nurmi

Joonas Nurmi

Chair of the Representative Council
 Noora Torpo

Noora Torpo

First Vice Chair
 Petra Ekroos

Petra Ekroos

Second Vice Chair

Chairs of the Representative Council Groups

You can contact the chairs of the Representative Council Groups by e-mail at [email protected]

Group

Chair

Vice Chair

CHEM  

Jani Anttila 

Airi Antikainen 

Luja 

Joose Haavanlammi 

Kimmo Saira

LUOVA 

Erik Jaatinen

Ville Alasalmi

SCIsma 

Aaro Hämeri 

Lauri Seppäläinen 

Voltti 

Erna Virtanen 

Sini Huhtinen

Kylterirengas 

Oona Sunnari

Janne Laitila

Pro Arte 

Pekka Lammi

Edith Kankkunen

Våga  

Axel Wilhelmson

Ellen Heikkilä

Vihreämpi Aalto 

Velma Pohjonen 

Allu Pyhälammi

Vapaus Valita 

Pietari Pitzen

Pekka Hämäläinen

 

Committees

Aava

Aava, the Community Section of Aalto University Student Union, creates and fosters Aalto culture. Aava’s goal is to bring all Aalto students together and provide possibilities to do things together and have great experiences, regardless of their field of study.

The entire committee can reached at [email protected]

 Silva Robbins

Silva Robbins

Chair
 Hannu Häikiö

Hannu Häikiö

Vice Chair
 Weixin Niemi

Weixin Niemi

Community Master
 Eero Hyytinen

Eero Hyytinen

Project Master
 Heidi Heliölä

Heidi Heliölä

Festival Master (Aalto Open Air)
 Erik Halttunen

Erik Halttunen

Festival Master (Aalto Afterparty)
 Samu Rotko

Samu Rotko

Sports Master
 Paavo Nissinen

Paavo Nissinen

Well-Being Master
 Maija Saari

Maija Saari

Master Master

Mari Niemelä

Adventure Master

Markus Kallaluoto

Communications Master

Teekkari Section

Teekkari Section, also known as TJ (Teekkarijaosto in Finnish), operates alongside Aava in AYY’s cultural sector.

The entire committee can be reached at [email protected]

 Ida Parkkinen

Ida Parkkinen

Chair, ISO Director
 Santeri Simanainen

Santeri Simanainen

Vice Chair
 Fanni Mattsson

Fanni Mattsson

FTMK Chair

Leeni Nieminen

KvTMK Chair
 Niina Ikonen

Niina Ikonen

ITMK Chair

Veera Repka

IE Director
 Vesta Kulomaa

Vesta Kulomaa

Wappu Director
 Mikko Jantunen

Mikko Jantunen

Lakinlaskijaiset Director
 Mimi Mokka

Mimi Mokka

Teekkari Culture Director
 Joona Nevalainen

Joona Nevalainen

Teekkari Culture Director
 Milja Koskela

Milja Koskela

Song Leader Director
 Laura Aalto

Laura Aalto

Teekkari Tradition Director
 Rudolf Nikander

Rudolf Nikander

Fuksi Major
 Lassi Mölsä

Lassi Mölsä

International Director

Campus Section

Campus Section develops Otaniemi into a more comfortable place to live and study, creating conditions for student culture, well-being and the sense of community. 

The entire section can be reached at [email protected]

 Niilo Viitanen

Niilo Viitanen

Chair
 Niina Tapanainen

Niina Tapanainen

Communications
 Severi Mattila

Severi Mattila

Living, Castle Wardens
 Sara Salmu

Sara Salmu

Events, Declaration of Wappu Rowdiness
 Sara Tuomaala

Sara Tuomaala

Projects, Facility Improvements
 Teemu Kanniainen

Teemu Kanniainen

Events, Flower Day

Ishtiaque Panhwar

Projects, International Affairs
 Abdullah Günay

Abdullah Günay

Events, International Affairs
 Mikko Kähkönen

Mikko Kähkönen

Events, Village Clean Up
 Verneri  Suomela

Verneri  Suomela

Projects, Campus Development

Museum Section

The Museum Section maintains, presents and develops the Polytechnical Students' Museum, founded in 1958, and its activities. 

Museum Section can be reached by email at [email protected]

 Petra Ekroos

Petra Ekroos

Chair
 Milja Koskela 

Milja Koskela 

Member

Ville Mansikkaniemi 

Member
 Pekka Pirkola 

Pekka Pirkola 

Member
 Suvi Rantamäki 

Suvi Rantamäki 

Member
 Titta Saari 

Titta Saari 

Member

AYY10 Anniversary Section

The task of the AYY10 anniversary section is to organize  program in honor of AYY's 10th anniversary, and especially the AYY10 anniversary party.

The AYY10 anniversary section can be reached at [email protected]

 Titta Saari

Titta Saari

Chair

Anna Anttalainen

XDMK Chair

Ella Eskola

Graphics and Communications
 Suvi Rantamäki

Suvi Rantamäki

Decorations

Vili Kurppa

Herring Brunch, SillisTMK
 Severi Huuki

Severi Huuki

Herring Brunch, SillisTMK
 Anni Niemelä

Anni Niemelä

Cocktail Reception
 Jonna Mikkonen

Jonna Mikkonen

Afterparty
 Elisa Jokinen

Elisa Jokinen

Banquette, PääTMK
Positions of trust and volunteers elected for 2021

Student Representatives

Edujory is AYY's section, which is responsible for coordinating student representative activities and developing them in addition to continuous operations. 

The names and e-mail addresses of all student representatives can be found at https://www.halloped.fi/en/aalto/organs

EduJoRy 2021

 Julia Tofferi

Julia Tofferi

Chair
 Lotta Oksala

Lotta Oksala

School of Science

Jani Pusula

School of Engineering
 Kim Eklund

Kim Eklund

School of Chemical Engineering

Emil Huttunen

School of Electrical Engineering

Jesse Haapanen

School of Business

Emma Hertzberg

School of Arts, Design and Architecture

Ulrika Volin

Teknologföreningen

TTE-Fund

Fund for Promoting Teekkari Activities (TTER) distributes grants to the entire AYY membership (students of technology, arts and design, business), as well as to student associations and communities within AYY. The purpose of the fund is to promote interest in technical, scientific, economic and social affairs.

More information on the fund can be found on its website: tter.ayy.fi (in Finnish)

Sirius Vuorikoski

Chair of the Board
 Samu Nurmi

Samu Nurmi

Secretary
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