Jamk Administration

Jamk University of Applied Sciences Ltd. is the owner of Jamk. Jamk operates in accordance with the Polytechnics Act and its own Administrative Regulations and Ordinances.

Jamk University of Applied Sciences Ltd. has been founded in 1994. The owners of Jamk University of Applied Sciences are:

  • City of Jyväskylä (90 %)
  • POKE Vocational College (5%)
  • City of Jämsä (5 %)
Members of Jamk Management Team 2021

Management Team

Vesa Saarikoski

Rehtori, Rector
Konsernin hallinto, Administration
Korkeakoulupalvelut, University Services
+358504471003

Heikki Malinen

Vararehtori, Vice Rector
Konsernin hallinto, Administration
Korkeakoulupalvelut, University Services
+358407723376

Mikko Salminen

Hallintojohtaja, Director of Administration
Konsernin hallinto, Administration
Korkeakoulupalvelut, University Services
+358504079507

Minna-Maaria Hiekkataipale

Yksikönjohtaja, Director
LIKE Hallinto, Administration
Liiketoiminta, School of Business
+358400698174

Mika Karjalainen

Yksikönjohtaja, Director
Teknologia hallinto, Administration
Teknologia, School of Technology
+358405748012

Pertti Malkki

Yksikönjohtaja, Director
HYVI Hallinto, Administration
Hyvinvointi, School of Health and Social Studies
+358406682751

Pekka Risku

Yksikönjohtaja, Director
AOKK Hallinto, Administration
Ammatillinen opettajakorkeakoulu, Professional Teacher Education
+358406621883

Heli Toivola

Markkinointipäällikkö, Marketing Manager
Markkinointipalvelut, Marketing Services
Korkeakoulupalvelut, University Services
+358405801659

Staff representative

Pia Piispanen

Asiakkuuspäällikkö, Key Account Manager
HYVI T&K, Research and Development
Hyvinvointi, School of Health and Social Studies
+358400752844

Student representative

Jouni Pasanen
Vice Chairperson of the Board
Student Union JAMKO
varapuheenjohtaja(a)jamko.fi

Management Team secretary

Hanna Kontula

Johdon assistentti, Executive assistant
Konsernin hallinto, Administration
Korkeakoulupalvelut, University Services
+358407674730

Board of Directors

  • Bella Forsgrén, Chair
  • Kimmo Suomi, Vice Chair
  • Vesa Arkko, Member of the Board
  • Jouni Kurkela, Member of the Board
  • Antti Manninen, Member of the Board
  • Niilo Nissinen, Member of the Board
  • Kaisamaria Thusberg, Member of the Board
  • Karo Saharinen, Member of the Board (staff)
  • Niklas Sillander, Member of the Board (student)

President/Rector Vesa Saarikoski acts as a preparing officer and Mikko R. Salminen, Director of Administration, serves as the Board’s secretary and Eino Leisimo as controller for the City of Jyväskylä.