APV Investment Examinations Ltd manages and develops know-how in investment services in Finland. It arranges investment qualifications together with Aalto University Executive Education. The purpose of these qualifications is to harmonize the proficiency requirements applying to persons working in the investment services industry.

The company works in partnership with the Federation of Finnish Financial Services and Aalto EE. It is owned by the major banking groups and a number of smaller investment firms (22 shareholders).

The qualification committee maintains and is responsible for the operation of the examination system, and approves updated qualification requirements on an annual basis. The qualification committee consists of representatives of APV Investment Examinations Ltd, the FFI, Aalto University, Aalto EE, the banks, asset management companies, other major financial institutions and the Financial Supervisory Authority.

The Managing Director is Markku Savikko, email: markku.savikko@apvtutkinnot.fi, tel. +358 400 405236.

Board Members

  • Petri Simberg, Chair
  • Taina Ahvenjärvi, Federation of Finnish Financial Services
  • Risto Kuoppamäki, Nordea
  • Kari Ojala, Danske Bank
  • Katja Taponen, OP
  • Minna Wickholm, Aalto EE

Managing Director Markku Savikko acts as the Secretary for the board.

Qualification Committee

  • Markku Savikko, Chair, APV Investment Examinations Ltd
  • Jannika Rinnejärvi, Qualification Committee secretary, Aalto University Executive Education Ltd
  • Tarja Kallonen, Federation of Finnish Financial Services
  • Harri Hirvi, Financial Supervisory Authority
  • Jani Tuomainen, FINVA Financial Education
  • Vesa Sainio, The Finnish Financial Ombudsman Bureau FINE
  • Atso Andersén, Ad Economics
  • Jaakko Henttonen, S-Bank Ltd
  • Mikko Juopperi, Danske Bank
  • Risto Kuoppamäki, Nordea Bank Finland Plc
  • Mikko Lahdenperä, OP
  • Sari Lounasmeri, Pörssisäätiö
  • Kaisu Ylianttila, Lähitapiola Group

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