Head of Construction, Sika Group
Philippe Jost, M.Sc. Civil Engineering, MBA, is the Head of Construction at Sika Group (www.sika.com) and Peikko’s Board member since 2015 and Chairman of the Board starting 2021. Over the years he held a number of positions at SIKA, located not only in company’s headquarters in Switzerland, but also in Italy and the USA. Philippe Jost is a Luxembourg citizen living in Switzerland, born in 1971.
Professor and Director of the Laboratory of Construction Materials, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne
Karen Scrivener, PhD in Materials Science from Imperial College London, in the United Kingdom, has been Professor and Director of the Laboratory of Construction Materials in the Department of Materials of EPFL (Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne) for the last 20 years. She is a Fellow of the UK Royal Academy of Engineering and the author of over 200 journal papers. Her research focusses on the understanding the chemistry and microstructure of cement based materials and improving their sustainability. Karen Scrivener is an English citizen living in Switzerland, born in 1958.
M.Sc. Theoretical Physics
Liina Chung-Jukko, M.Sc. Theoretical Physics, is a PhD student in theoretical cosmology at King's College London, in the United Kingdom. Her research focuses on studying dark matter using numerical simulations. Liina Chung-Jukko is a Finnish citizen living in the United Kingdom, born in 1998.
Head of Volume Elevators for New Equipment Business, KONE Corporation
Teppo Voutilainen, M.Sc. Industrial Engineering and Management, is the Head of Volume Elevators for New Equipment Business at KONE Corporation. KONE Corporation is a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, headquartered in Finland. Teppo Voutilainen has strong know-how of the construction business and of the Asia market, having lived in Asia for 15 years. Teppo Voutilainen is a Finnish citizen living in Finland, born in 1982.
Senior Vice President, Operations, UPM
Anu Ahola M.Sc. Engineering, MBA, is the Senior Vice President, Operations at UPM (www.upm.com) and Peikko’s Board member since 2020. Prior to her career at UPM, she held various positions at Jaakko Pöyry Consulting and Nokia Mobile Phones. Her positions of trust include the Chairmanship of the Labor Market Committee of FFIF and Member of the Boards of Eurograph and WAN-IFRA WPF (World printers Forum). Anu Ahola is a Finnish citizen living in Finland, born in 1965.
Managing Director, Knauf Denmark
Morten Ørnstrand-Søborg, with degrees both in mechanical engineering and business administration, is the Managing Director, Knauf Denmark (www.knauf.com) and Peikko’s Board member since 2018. Prior to Knauf, he used to hold various commercial positions at Martin Professional A/S, Limo Labels A/S, Jokan A/S, and Grundfos Management A/S. Morten Ørnstrand‑Søborg is a Danish citizen living in Denmark, born in 1971.