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The committees are an integral part of the proceedings of Finanssi. The committees organize and develop activities, such as events, together with the Board of Directions. This page introduces the members of each committee in 2019 and a short description of each committee’s responsibilities.

We choose new comittee members every year in November after new Board Members have been voted and selected. If you are interested in participating Finanssi’s operations you can always send email to

Academic Affairs Committee

The Educational Affairs Committee represents the students’ understanding of the current state of the studies and study environments in the Oulu Business School. For example, the committee represents the students’ interests in developing the degree curricula and the future of the faculty. Another important task of the Educational Affairs Committee is to form the official opinion of Finanssi on local and national educational matters. In practice, the committee assists the Director of Educational Affairs with statements, as well as organizing and analyzing the annual OBS feedback questionnaire each Spring. The Educational Affairs Committee is often called the kopo committee, short for koulutuspoliittinen (‘educational politics’ in Finnish).

In 2020, the kopo committee consists of the following people:

Director: Lotta Leinonen

Committee members:
Emilia Hoikkaniemi
Elina Lukkarila
Kalle Kaisko
Kiia Kekäläinen

Publications Committee

The primary task of the Publications Committee is to assist the Director of Publications with the guild magazine Egonomi. This includes brainstorming, writing articles and graphical design. In addition, the Publications Committee has a very important task in the communications of Finanssi, as they are in charge of designing event posters, overall patches and other graphics for the guild. The committee is also in charge of event photography and updating the photo gallery.

In 2020, the Publications Committee consists of the following people:

Director: Aatu Heikkonen

Committee Members:
Matias Väyrynen
Juho Paloste
Robin Mäki

NESU Relations Committee

The NESU Relations Committee organizes different kinds of NESU events in Oulu, including Finanssi’s own sitsit parties. The committee informs NESU members about the events organized all over Finland by other NESU member organizations, promotes and develops the NESU Culture in Oulu, and organizes other, smaller events for the members of Finanssi.

In 2020, the NESU Relations Committee consists of the following people:

Director: Juho Lahtinen

Committee members: 
Eerika Anetjärvi
Henry McDougall
Minttu Varis
Enni Palovaara
Juho Väärä
Miikka Kuosmanen

Project Management Committee

The Project Management Committee helps the Director of Project Management with planning and organizing the larger-scale events throughout the year. These events include the Öllövelli pub crawl, the Finanssi anniversary party, and the Nordic Spirit Forum seminar organized together with the Oulu Business School and the Business School Graduates of Oulu (Oulun Ekonomit). The responsibilities of the committee members vary from hall booking to recruiting workforce, acquiring sponsorship deals, and planning the program and services of the events.

In 2020, the Project Management Committee consists of the following people:

Director: Katariina Kuki

Committee Members:
Kamaldeep Kaur Randhawa
Sanni Hökkä
Jemina Kotila
Julia Haavisto
Nina Karppinen

Finance Committee

The Finance Committee is responsible for long-term planning of the use of the funds of Finanssi, producing information and finance investment opportunities for Finanssi and the corporate governance of Fixindex. The committee produces reports on the financial matters, such as cost estimates for expanding business activities and taxation of the stock company. The committee also plans for expansion of the current business activities and produces cost and revenue estimates. In addition, the committee oversees the activities of the Finanssi Investors Club.

In 2020, the Finance Committee consists of the following people:

Director: Samuli Virtanen

Committee Members:
Tero Kuusela
Joona Pulkkinen
Lauri Nikula

Event Management Committee

The Event Management Committee is in charge of planning and organizing the events and parties of Finanssi, with the help of Finanssi Party Team group. In addition to the annual events such as laskiainen (the mid-winter snow sliding festival) and the Ruka trip, the committee also works on recurring events such as the Cross-Disciplinary Overall Parties. The committee aims to develop even more diverse event calendar for Finanssi, with traditions and high quality in mind.

In 2020, the Event Management Committee consists of the following people:

Director: Noora Arantola

Committee Members:
Meeri Kokkonen
Julia Riihiluoma
Niina Kekkonen

Corporate Relations Committee

The Corporate Relations Committee is in charge of the relations between Finanssi and the local corporations, providing benefits for the members of Finanssi in the Oulu area, and promoting Finanssi and its members as trustworthy and efficient companions. In practice, the Corporate Relations Committee helps the Director of Corporate Relations to advance the corporate co-operations, develop and maintain the Purple Zone benefits program, and organize, for example, an excursion to Helsinki.

In 2020, the Corporate Relations Committee consists of the following people:

Director: Severi Kurtti

Committee Members:
Pinja Huhtaniemi
Laura Pälve
Taru Nygård
Mari Pekkala

Communications Committee

The Communications Committee is responsible for marketing and branding of Finanssi, as well as producing blog texts and a broad variety of other content for the blog on The committee may also produce vlogs, data analytics and viral campaigns on social media. In addition, the Communications Committee assists the Director of Communications in maintaining the internal communications, for example, by forwarding job listings. The committee is also in charge of planning and execution of event marketing, live communication from the said events, as well as the visibility of corporate companions on social media.

In 2020, the Communications Committee consists of the following people:

Director: Miikka Vuorela

Committee Members:
Jenna Poranen
Milla Kaartinen
Siiri Eteläaho
Tia Rahkila

International & Masters' Affairs Comittee

Instated in 2019, The International & Masters’ Affairs Comittee which operates with advancing internationality in Finanssi, takes care of our exchange students and maintains our masters’ and already graduated students’ networks. In addition, this comittee arranges different evenings and other events to exchange students, masters and graduated students. One of he biggest project for International & Masters’ Affairs Comittee is Finanssi’s Excursion to Abroad. 

In 2020, the International & Masters’ Comittee consists of the following people:

Director: Elisabet Lakkala

Comittee Members:
Elisa Puolakanaho
Charlotta Littow
Anna Kanervo