Management and Administration
HAMK is a Limited Company
Häme University of Applied Sciences has been a limited company since 1 January 2015.
The new Finnish act on universities of applied sciences entered into force on 1 January 2015. According to the new act, all Finnish universities of applied sciences operate as limited companies.
As of 1 January 2015, the English name of Hämeen ammattikorkeakoulu Oy (Häme University of Applied Sciences Ltd) is Häme University of Applied Sciences (formerly HAMK University of Applied Sciences). The abbreviation and our brand name HAMK will remain the same (deriving from our Finnish name: Hämeen ammattikorkeakoulu Oy).
Häme University of Applied Sciences continues to provide the same high-level education, research and development as before and previous agreements with our partner institutions continue to be in force.
BOARD OF HÄME UNIVERSITY OF APPLIED SCIENCES LTD
The board members of Häme University of Applied Sciences Ltd as from 1 July 2017 are: City of Hämeenlinna: Tarja Filatov (chair) City of Riihimäki: Kai Heimonen (2nd vice chair) Student representative: Emma Kokkonen City of Hämeenlinna: Jenna Kankaanpää City of Forssa: Jouni Mäkelä Municipality of Hattula: Pirkko Lokinperä (2017-2018) City of Valkeakoski: Kai Muukkonen (1st vice chair) Business and industry representative: Mika Laine Staff representative: Laura Vainio The board is elected for a term of four years. The Municipality of Tammela and Municipality of Hattula have a rotating board position and the exchange of the board positions takes place every two years. The representative for Tammela will be appointed for 2019-2020.
MANAGEMENT BOARD, HÄME UNIVERSITY OF APPLIED SCIENCES LTD
Rector Pertti Puusaari, Chair Vice Rector Janne Salminen Vice Rector, Director of Development and Human Resources Heidi Ahokallio-Leppälä Director of Finance and AdministrationJohanna Närhi Director of Property Management Tuomas Salonen Dean Ulla Bard, School of Entrepreneurship and Business Dean Hanna Maijala, School of Wellbeing Dean Seija Mahlamäki-Kultanen, School of Professional Teacher Education Dean Lassi Martikainen, School of Technology Dean Mona-Anitta Riihimäki, School of Bioeconomy Chair of HAMKO board Sara Holm, student representative Chief Shop Steward,Toni Laitinen
SUBSIDIARY COMPANY HÄME VOCATIONAL INSTITUTE LTD
The subsidiary company of Häme University of Applied Sciences Ltd is Häme Vocational Institute Ltd, which organises secondary vocational education and training. The provider of educations and training is Häme Vocational Institute (HAMI).