Administration and personnel

The KOKO fund’s highest power of decision is exercised by the fund’s AGM, which is held once a year, usually in May. The Board is responsible for practical matters and has 13 members.

KOKO board members in 2022

Wikstedt Mikko, chairman of the board
Mellas Jari, deputy chairman of the board
Apell Jaana
Elo Jari
Hankamäki Teemu
Johansson Kati
Kopperi Jyrki
Laurikainen Lasse
Mats Nyman
Niemi Sari
Sandberg Kimmo
Viiala Ari
Vilhonen Esa

Office personnel

The office in Pasila (Helsinki) is responsible for operations. There are 80 people working for KOKO. About 60 of them are working with tasks related to customer service, applications for earnings-related allowance and decisions.

Fund Director, Outi Mäki
Financial Director, Panu Lavonen
Director of Service and Human Resources, Suvi Forssell
Director of Benefits, Anna-Stiina Luukkainen
Lawyer, Elina Johansson
Communications Managers, Melina Argillander and Liisa Tikkanen
Chief Information Officer, Kirsi Liikkanen

Group Managers:
Kirsi Hyvärinen / Recovery of 0verpayments
Heidi Ruppa / Unemployment allowances
Mari Välimäki / Unemployment allowances
Marika Mäki-Ullakko / Service center
Anna Pohjonen / Service center, member register