President and CEO and Corporate Executive Team

Saku Sipola

Born in 1968, MSc. (Tech.)
President and CEO

Primary working experience
Sato, President & CEO (2015 – 2019)
Pohjolan Design-Talo Oy, CEO (2011 – 2015)
Rautaruukki Oyj, EVP Marketing, Technology and Supply Chain Management (2010-2011)
Ruukki Construction Oy, Division President (2005-2010)
YIT Construction Ltd, Business Group Director (2001-2005)
YIT Group, various roles (1995-2000).

Positions of trust
Remeo Oy, Chairman of the Board
DEN Group Oy, Chairman of the Board
Helsinki Region Chamber of Commerce, Chairman
Central Chamber of Commerce, Member of the Board


Jouni Forsman

Born in 1969, M.Sc. (eng)
SVP, Business premises in the Helsinki metropolitan area 

Primary Working Experience
SRV Group, SVP Business premises Helsinki metropolitan area since February 2021, YIT Construction ltd in several positions: Housing Finland&CEE: Head of division in Residential Construction (2018-2021), Construction Services Finland: Head of division in Infraservices (2010-2018), International operations: Head of division in Baltic & CEE-countries (2008-2010), Head of Baltic Countries (2006-2007). Residential Construction: Head of Business Unit and Area manager (1999-2006), Construction project manager (1999). YIT Corporation, Construction East Finland: Site manager and Site engineer (1998-1999), YIT Rakennustoimisto Tolonen ltd: Chief Estimator and Estimator (1997-1998) as well as Designer and Foreman in the wooden panel factory (1995-1997). In the Häme University of Applied Sciences: Part-time Lecturer (2011-2015).

Positions of Trust
Construction pool at Confederation of Finnish construction industries, Chairman (2019- present)


Jorma Seppä

Born in 1981, B.Eng. 
SVP, Housing Helsinki metropolitan area

Primary Working Experience
SRV Group, SVP, Housing Helsinki metropolitan area since August 2021, Skanska Talonrakennus Oy District Manager (2015-2021), Skanska Oy Project Development Manager (2013-2015), Manager Skanska Xchange Finland (2010-2012), Head of Technical Development Skanska Xchange Nordic (2010-2011), Project Leader Skanska Kodit (2008-2010), Project Engineer City of Helsinki West Harbour Development Project (2006-2008), Site Supervision and Intern Positions Lujatalo Oy and Oy Alfred A. Palmberg Ab (2002-2006)

Positions of Trust
Confederation of Finnish Construction Industries, Southern Finland Region, Member of the Board (2021-2021),
Confederation of Finnish Construction Industries, Southern Finland Region, Vice Member of the Board (2020)


Jarkko Rantala

Born in 1986, M.Sc. (Econ.)

Primary working experience
SRV Group, SVP, Investments  2019-2020
SRV Group, Development Director (2018)
JLL, National Director, Property Development (2018)
SRV Group, Business Controller and Investment Manager (2015-2017)
SRV Group, Business Operations in Finland, Controller (2012-2015).


Miia Eloranta

Born in 1973, M.Soc.Sc.  SVP, Communications and Marketing

Primary Working Experience
SRV Group, SVP, Communications and Marketing since January 2021, SATO Corporation, EVP Marketing and Communications (2016-2020), ISS Finland, Director of Communications and Marketing (2013-2016), The Bioenergy Association of Finland, Director of Communications (2012-2013), Soprano Group, various lead and consultancy roles in marketing and communications (2003-2012), and the Finnish Fair Corporation, responsibility for the communications and marketing of various fairs (2000-2003).


Kristiina Sotka

Born in 1968, MSc. Economics and MSc. Politics, SVP, Human resources

Primary Working Experience SRV Group, SVP Human Resources since February 2021, Tibnor VP HR and Communications (2014-2021) and prior to that various HR and HRD roles in Rautaruukki Oyj (2006-2014).


Anu Tuomola

Born in 1974, LL.M., eMBA SVP, General Counsel

Primary Working Experience
SRV Group Plc, SVP, General Counsel since August 2021, Purmo Group Ltd, Chief Legal Officer (2019-2021), Citycon Plc, General Counsel (2011-2019), Castrén & Snellman Attorneys Ltd, attorney and partner (2005-2011), Merilampi Attorneys at Law Ltd, attorney (2003-2005) and Nordea Bank Finland Plc (2000-2002).

Positions of Trust
Oomi Solar Oy, board member (2024-) 
DEN Group Ltd, board member (2018- ) 
Antilooppi Management Ltd and Antilooppi GP Ltd, board member (2020-2021).


Miimu Airaksinen

Born in 1972, D.Sc. (Tech.) 

SVP, Development (Lifecycle-wise solutions, sustainability and development)

Primary Working Experience
SRV Group Plc, SVP, Development since September 2021, RIL Finnish Association of Civil Engineers, CEO and managing director (2017-2021),  VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, Research Professor and other positions (2006-2017), Optiplan Oy, head of research and development unit (2003-2006).

Positions of Trust
Rentto Oy, Member of the Board (2021-)


Kimmo Kurki

Born in 1960, Civil Engineering
SVP, Counting and Procurement 

Primary working experience
various roles in SRV Group since 1998.


Hannu Lokka

Born in 1963, Construction Engineer
SVP, Strategic Project Development and Acting SVP,  Regional Units

Primary Working Experience
SRV Group, SVP, Strategic Project Development since January 2023 and Acting SVP, Regional Units since 24 May 2023,  founding partner and Chairman of the Board of Realidea Oy 2018-2022,  CEO and partner of the construction company Jatke Oy 2013-2017 and prior to that in various management positions at YIT 1999-2013.

Positions of Trust
Relokha Oy, Chairman of the Board
Pentas Oy, Member of the Board
Suvilahti Event Hub Oy, Member of the Board
Suvilahti Real Estate Oy, Chairman of the Board


Tero Karislahti

Born in 1983, M.Sc. (Tech.)
SVP, Regional Units and Building Services Engineering

Primary working experience
SRV Group, SVP, Regional Units and Building Services Engineering since 1 February 2024. Karislahti has served as Lehto Group Plc’s Executive Vice President, Housing and a member of its Executive Board 2022-2023. Before that he held management positions at different YIT Corporation units for nearly 20 years, including Vice President responsible for operations in Häme and Uusimaa. 

Positions of trust
The Confederation of Finnish Construction Industries RT (CFCI), Sisä-Suomen Piiri ry, representative of the CFCI

Tero Karislahti

Contact information

SRV head officePostal address:
P.O. BOX 555
FIN-02601 Espoo,

Visiting address:
Derby Business Park,
Tarvonsalmenkatu 15,
FIN-02600 Espoo

020 145 5200

Business ID - 1707186-8
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