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’s office is located at its own building 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

 Olli Kesseli

Olli Kesseli

Chair of the Board
 Elina Nieminen

Elina Nieminen

Executive Director
 Monika Kivimäki

Monika Kivimäki

Financial Director
 Laura Luoto

Laura Luoto

Advocacy and Communications Manager
 Annika Mällinen

Annika Mällinen

Development Manager
 Heikki Niemi

Heikki Niemi

Manager of Real Estate Department
 Petteri Nummela

Petteri Nummela

IT Manager

Johanna Pietiläinen

Administrative and HR Manager
 Milja Leinonen

Milja Leinonen

Vice Chair

Services

 Milla Elo

Milla Elo

Service Advisor, phone service hours:
 Maria Liimatta-Tuominen

Maria Liimatta-Tuominen

Housing Advisor, phone service hours:
 Saila Rappumäki

Saila Rappumäki

Housing Advisor, phone service hours:
 Peppi Reinikka

Peppi Reinikka

Housing Advisor, phone service hours:
 Minna Silvennoinen

Minna Silvennoinen

Service 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

Julia Wihuri

Communications Specialist
 Essi Puustinen

Essi Puustinen

Communications Specialist

Johanna Kouva

Translator (English)
 Nina Piispanen

Nina Piispanen

Translator (Swedish)

Iina Sillfors

AD

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

You can order 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
 Minna Mäkitalo

Minna Mäkitalo

Policy Specialist, Academic Affairs and Students' Legal Protection
 Annika Mällinen

Annika Mällinen

Harassment Contact Person
 Rosa Väisänen

Rosa Väisänen

Policy Specialist, International Affairs and Sustainability
 Milja Leinonen

Milja Leinonen

Vice Chair, Education Policy, Media
 Emily Johnson

Emily Johnson

Student Centre, Campus
 Tarmo Kivioja

Tarmo Kivioja

Education Policy
 Imran Shamsul

Imran Shamsul

New Students, Internationality, Museum
 Tua Videman

Tua Videman

Social Policy, Municipal Influencing, Sustainability, Sports

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 two weeks of receiving the inquiry.

Community

 Samu Nurmi

Samu Nurmi

Producer
 Niina Palm

Niina Palm

Producer
 Tuulia Telin

Tuulia Telin

Specialist: Associations, New Students and Alumni

Anna Merikari

Artistic Activities Specialist and Executive Manager for TOKYO ry
 Eeva Ylimäki

Eeva Ylimäki

Producer
 Titta Saari

Titta Saari

Volunteer: Chair of AYY10 Annual Ball Section
 Christian Segercrantz

Christian Segercrantz

Community, Volunteers, Communications, Digitalisation
 Imran Shamsul

Imran Shamsul

Student Centre, Campus
 Noora Torpo

Noora Torpo

Associations, Strategy, Alumni, Council

AYY’s cultural community also includes our culture organizers 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

Ahto Harmo

Archivist

Anna Merikari

Museum Director
 Imran Shamsul

Imran Shamsul

New Students, Internationality, Museum

Rasmus Ruohola

Museum assistant

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

Corporate Relations

 Otto Bergius

Otto Bergius

Coordinator, Corporate Relations
 Ville Kauhanen

Ville Kauhanen

Sales Coordinator
 Leo Norilo

Leo Norilo

Volunteer, Chair of Corporate Relations Committee (YTMK)
 Joel Himanen

Joel Himanen

Corporate Relations, Artistic Activities

IT Management

 Petteri Nummela

Petteri Nummela

IT Manager
 Teemu Heinämäki

Teemu Heinämäki

IT Support
 Tommi Saranpää

Tommi Saranpää

Trinet

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

 Heikki Niemi

Heikki Niemi

Manager of Real Estate Department
 Hannes Helminen

Hannes Helminen

Head of Property Management
 Janne Kankaisto

Janne Kankaisto

Maintenance Foreman
 Esa Markkanen

Esa Markkanen

Real Estate Manager
 Saila Mertsalmi

Saila Mertsalmi

Administrative Property Officer
 Heidi Mikkola

Heidi Mikkola

Real Estate Specialist
 Marianne Honkasaari

Marianne Honkasaari

Project Coordinator (Student Centre)

Miranda Puranen

Real Estate Assistant

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

 Saila Rappumäki

Saila Rappumäki

Volunteer Trustee
 Kirsi Veijola

Kirsi Veijola

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)list.ayy.fi

Board

 Olli Kesseli

Olli Kesseli

Chair
 Milja Leinonen

Milja Leinonen

Vice Chair, Education Policy, Media
 Joel Himanen

Joel Himanen

Corporate Relations, Artistic Activities
 Emily Johnson

Emily Johnson

Student Centre, Campus
 Tarmo Kivioja

Tarmo Kivioja

Education Policy
 Kimmo Saira

Kimmo Saira

Real Estate, Housing, Student Centre
 Christian Segercrantz

Christian Segercrantz

Community, Volunteers, Communications, Digitalisation
 Imran Shamsul

Imran Shamsul

New Students, Internationality, Museum
 Noora Torpo

Noora Torpo

Associations, Strategy, Alumni, Council
 Tua Videman

Tua Videman

Social Policy, Municipal Influencing, Sustainability, Sports

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]

Suvi Vendelin

Chair of the Representative Council

Taneli Myllykangas

Vice Chair

Joonas Nurmi

2nd 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  

Airi Antikainen 

Jani Anttila 

Luja 

Samuli Vehkomäki 

Joose Haavanlammi 

LUOVA 

Emma Savela 

Aaro Timonen 

SCIsma 

Aaro Hämeri 

Lauri Seppäläinen 

Voltti 

Roope Pääkkönen 

Erna Virtanen 

Kylterirengas 

Elettra Virtanen 

Apurva Ganoo 

Pro Arte 

Edith Kankkunen 

Våga  

Edvard Ohlström 

Emil Kauppi 

Vihreämpi Aalto 

Velma Pohjonen 

Meeri Pitkänen 

Vapaus Valita 

Konsta Kouzmitchev 

Jyri Tiimonen 

 

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]

Suvi Rantamäki

Chair
 Jonatan Lehtinen

Jonatan Lehtinen

 Sara Argillander

Sara Argillander

 Minea Erviö

Minea Erviö

 Inka Palimo

Inka Palimo

Santeri Simanainen

 Silva Robbins

Silva Robbins

 Tuuli Aaltonen

Tuuli Aaltonen

 Tomi Panula

Tomi Panula

 Essi Pelttari

Essi Pelttari

 Mika Andersson

Mika Andersson

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]

 Pauliina Tomberg

Pauliina Tomberg

 Kaisa Kärkkäinen

Kaisa Kärkkäinen

 Heidi Välisalmi

Heidi Välisalmi

 Anni Niemelä

Anni Niemelä

 Inka Hirvonen

Inka Hirvonen

 Elisa Naskali

Elisa Naskali

 Tuomas Kontola

Tuomas Kontola

Markus Järvelä

 Lassi Mölsä

Lassi Mölsä

 Rudolf Nikander

Rudolf Nikander

 Ida Parkkinen

Ida Parkkinen

 Jere Vänskä

Jere Vänskä

Otto Takkinen

 Susanna Karlqvist

Susanna Karlqvist

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]

 Paavo Hietala

Paavo Hietala

Chair
 Laura Nikola

Laura Nikola

Communications & Brand
 Annika Niittylä

Annika Niittylä

Castle Wardens
 Sampo Hanhirova

Sampo Hanhirova

Housing
 Sanna Halmkrona

Sanna Halmkrona

Events, upkeep
 Aaro Hämeri

Aaro Hämeri

Events, Wappurieha announcement
 Suvi Ojala

Suvi Ojala

Events, Flower day
 Markus Nevalainen

Markus Nevalainen

Projects & traditions
 Pekka Mattila

Pekka Mattila

Projects, JMT3
 Otso Brummer

Otso Brummer

Projects, JMT5

Museum Section

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

You can apply for the Museum Section throughout the year. If you are interested in participating in the activities, please contact the Museum ([email protected]). The intendants can be reached at [email protected]

Museum Intendants

 Oula Siljamo

Oula Siljamo

Intendant
 Anni Parkkila

Anni Parkkila

Intendant

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 2020

Jelske Van De Ven

ARTS

Isabella Kärkkäinen

BIZ
 Kim Eklund

Kim Eklund

CHEM
 Markus Nevalainen

Markus Nevalainen

SCI
 Otto Laitinen

Otto Laitinen

SCI
 Aleksanteri Paakkinen

Aleksanteri Paakkinen

OPN pj

Sonja Linder

TF

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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