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]. In housing-related matters, you can contact [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

 Antti Ilmavirta

Antti Ilmavirta

Executive director
 Otto Usvajärvi

Otto Usvajärvi

Chair of the Board
 Kaisla Soljanto

Kaisla Soljanto

Vice Chair of the Board, Corporate Relations, Strategy
 Monika Kivimäki

Monika Kivimäki

Financial Director
 Laura Luoto

Laura Luoto

Advocacy and Communications Manager, Sustainable Development Coordinator
 Annika Ojelma

Annika Ojelma

Development Manager

Minna Merensilta

Service and Rental Manager

Petri Kuusisto

Project Manager
 Anna Merikari

Anna Merikari

Museum Director, Community Coordinator, Artistic Activities Specialist
 Pekka Pirkola

Pekka Pirkola

Allowance specialist

Services

Minna Merensilta

Service and Rental Manager
 Milla Elo

Milla Elo

Service Advisor, phone service hours:
 Päivi von Rabenau

Päivi von Rabenau

Service Advisor, phone service hours:
 Peppi Reinikka

Peppi Reinikka

Housing Advisor, phone service hours:
  Anniina Hakatie

Anniina Hakatie

Housing Advisor, Tenant Activity Coordinator, phone service hours:
 Virve Kumpulainen

Virve Kumpulainen

Housing Advisor, phone service hours:
 Touko Heikkinen

Touko Heikkinen

Service Advisor, phone service hours:
 Krista Kalamo

Krista Kalamo

Communications Specialist
 Marianna Malkamäki

Marianna Malkamäki

Board member: Internationality, Services, Communications, Academic Affairs

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, Sustainable Development Coordinator
 Julia Wihuri

Julia Wihuri

Communications Specialist

Johanna Mikkonen

Translator (English)

Tuulikki Päivinen

Translator (Swedish)
 Marianna Malkamäki

Marianna Malkamäki

Board member: Internationality, Services, Communications, Academic Affairs

Maria Tuunanen

Visual communications specialist

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, Sustainable Development Coordinator
 Lauri Jurvanen

Lauri Jurvanen

Policy Specialist, Social Affairs, Deputy Harassment Contact Person
 Teemu Palkki

Teemu Palkki

Policy Specialist, Academic Affairs
 Fon Krairiksh

Fon Krairiksh

Policy Specialist, International Affairs; Harassment Contact Person; Volunteer Trustee
 Veera Ollikainen

Veera Ollikainen

Board Member: Academic Affairs
 Marianna Malkamäki

Marianna Malkamäki

Board Member: Internationality, Services, Communications, Academic Affairs
 Velma Pohjonen

Velma Pohjonen

Board Member: Social Policy, Sustainability, Sports
 Vili Ripatti

Vili Ripatti

Board Member: Wellbeing, Equality, Associations
 Sampo Sainio

Sampo Sainio

Board Member: Real Estates, Housing, Campus, Sustainability
 Sara Selonen

Sara Selonen

Project Worker: Service Design

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

 Anna Merikari

Anna Merikari

Museum Director, Community Coordinator, Artistic Activities Specialist
 Samu Nurmi

Samu Nurmi

Executive Producer
 Tuulia Telin

Tuulia Telin

Specialist: Associations, New Students and Alumni
 Tero Uuttana

Tero Uuttana

Producer
 Ida Parkkinen

Ida Parkkinen

Board Member: Community, Volunteers, Events 
 Vili Ripatti

Vili Ripatti

Board Member: Wellbeing, Equality, Associations
 Erik Halttunen

Erik Halttunen

Board Member: Associations, New Students, Neuvosto, Facilities

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

Museum Director, Community Coordinator, Artistic Activities Specialist
 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

 Teemu Heinämäki

Teemu Heinämäki

IT Specialist

Samu Wahlroos

IT Support

Samu Kangas

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

 Hannes Helminen

Hannes Helminen

Head of Property Management
 Janne Kankaisto

Janne Kankaisto

Maintenance Foreman
 Saila Mertsalmi

Saila Mertsalmi

Administrative Property Officer

Petri Kuusisto

Project Manager
 Heidi Mikkola

Heidi Mikkola

Real Estate Specialist
 Miranda Puranen

Miranda Puranen

Real Estate Assistant
 Lassi Vainikainen

Lassi Vainikainen

Real Estate Assistant
 Sampo Sainio

Sampo Sainio

Board Member: Real Estates, Housing, Campus, Sustainability
 Tomas Kurenniemi

Tomas Kurenniemi

Board Member: Real Estates, Finances, Digitalisation, Student Centre
 Ellen Heikkilä

Ellen Heikkilä

Project coordinator: Student Centre

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

 Fon Krairiksh

Fon Krairiksh

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

 Otto Usvajärvi

Otto Usvajärvi

Chair of the Board
 Kaisla Soljanto

Kaisla Soljanto

Vice Chair of the Board, Corporate Relations, Strategy
 Veera Ollikainen

Veera Ollikainen

Board Member: Academic Affairs
 Marianna Malkamäki

Marianna Malkamäki

Board Member: Internationality, Services, Communications, Academic Affairs
 Velma Pohjonen

Velma Pohjonen

Board Member: Social Policy, Sustainability, Sports
 Ida Parkkinen

Ida Parkkinen

Board Member: Community, Volunteers, Events 
 Erik Halttunen

Erik Halttunen

Board Member: Associations, New Students, Neuvosto, Facilities
 Vili Ripatti

Vili Ripatti

Board Member: Wellbeing, Equality, Associations
 Sampo Sainio

Sampo Sainio

Board Member: Real Estates, Housing, Campus, Sustainability
 Tomas Kurenniemi

Tomas Kurenniemi

Board Member: Real Estates, Finances, Digitalisation, Student Centre

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]

 Samuli Vehkomäki

Samuli Vehkomäki

Chair of the Representative Council
 Allu Pyhälammi

Allu Pyhälammi

First Vice Chair of the Representative Council
 Julia Tofferi

Julia Tofferi

Second Vice Chair of the Representative Council

Chairs of the Representative Council Groups

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

Group Chair Vicechair
Aallon Kokoomus Jaakko Sirén Pietari Pitzen
CHEM Jani Anttila Atte Reunanen
Kylterirengas Rebecca Adrianzen Kiti Kainulainen
Luja Kimmo Saira Oliver Aarrelampi
LUOVA Matias Saikku Lauri Vallo
SCisma Veera Mäntylä Visa Pollari
Vihreämpi Aalto Tuomas Poutanen Lassi Malvikko
Voltti Emil Huttunen Titta Saari
Våga Elias Keski-Nisula Astrid Holmström

 

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]

Markus Kallaluoto

Chair
 Helmi Takala

Helmi Takala

Vice Chair
 Julia Karinto

Julia Karinto

Festival Master
 Jani Järviluoto

Jani Järviluoto

Festival Master
 Alex Korpela

Alex Korpela

Adventure Master

Niina Tapanainen

Master Master
 Akseli Konttas

Akseli Konttas

Community Master

Laura Mörsky

Communications Master
 Ilkka Kortelainen

Ilkka Kortelainen

Sports Master
 Annamaria Ráduly-Baka

Annamaria Ráduly-Baka

Well Being Master
 Mikko Hokkanen

Mikko Hokkanen

Song Culture Master
 Atte Reunanen

Atte Reunanen

Annual Ball 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]

 Mimi Mokka

Mimi Mokka

Chair
 Veera Repka

Veera Repka

Vice Chair
 Essi Tallgren

Essi Tallgren

Teekkari Culture Director
 Juuso Määttä

Juuso Määttä

Teekkari Culture Director

Niklas Valuri

Song Leader Director
 Leeni Nieminen

Leeni Nieminen

International Director
 Fanni Mattsson

Fanni Mattsson

Fuksi Major

Niina Ikonen

ISO Director
 Leevi Koistinen

Leevi Koistinen

IE Director
 Eeti Ahola

Eeti Ahola

Lakinlaskijaiset Director
  Sini Hintsala

Sini Hintsala

Wappu Director
 Oliver Hiekkamies

Oliver Hiekkamies

KvTMK Chair
 Henri Brax

Henri Brax

FTMK Chair
 Aleksi Lallukka

Aleksi Lallukka

ITMK Chair

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]

Erkko Ihalainen

Chair

Eero Virmavirta

Member

Jenni Toivonen

Member

Timi Tiira

Member

Veeti Kahilainen

Member

Viivi-Maari Kallinen

Member

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]

 Suvi Rantamäki

Suvi Rantamäki

Chair
 Suvi Vendelin

Suvi Vendelin

Communications
 Joonas Nurmi

Joonas Nurmi

Exhibitions

Tommi Alajoki

Freshman tours
 Oula Siljamo

Oula Siljamo

Guide trainings

Teekkarius 150 Section

 

Teekkarius 150 Section organises the Teekkarius 150 anniversary events. 

Teekkarius 150 Section can be reached by email at [email protected]

Linda Loukamo

Chair
 Heidi Välisalmi

Heidi Välisalmi

Vice Chair
 Lassi Mäkelä

Lassi Mäkelä

Project Responsible
 Kaisa Kärkkäinen

Kaisa Kärkkäinen

Marketing Responsible
 Laura Aalto

Laura Aalto

Corporate Relations Responsible
 Vesta Kulomaa

Vesta Kulomaa

Responsible for Teekkari Tradition Week
 Oskari Järvinen

Oskari Järvinen

Technology Responsible
 Silva Robbins

Silva Robbins

Party Event Responsible
 Susanna Karlqvist

Susanna Karlqvist

Community Event Responsible
 Milja Koskela

Milja Koskela

Anniversary Party Responsible
 Mari Pulkkinen

Mari Pulkkinen

Communications Responsible
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://beta.halloped.fi/en/aalto.fi/representatives

EduJoRy 2022

 Veera Ollikainen

Veera Ollikainen

Chair
 Tuomas Poutanen

Tuomas Poutanen

School of Science

Joakim Kattelus

School of Chemical Engineering
 Simo Hakanummi

Simo Hakanummi

School of Electrical Engineering

Weixin Niemi

School of Business

Alexander Vahera-Chibnik

School of Arts, Design and Architecture

Johan Lindell

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)

Erna Virtanen

Chair of the Board
 Pekka Pirkola

Pekka Pirkola

Allowance specialist
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