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Veli-Matti Mattila

Member, born 1961

CV, 31 December 2019

Mattila was appointed member of the Board of Directors of Sampo plc on 7 April 2009.

CV, 31 December 2019

Current Position

Elisa Corporation

  • President and CEO 2003-


UCLA (University of California, Los Angeles)

  • MBA 2001

University of Technology, Helsinki

  • Master of Science (E.E.) 1987 


Ericsson Finland

  • CEO 1997-2003
  • Ericsson Nordic and Baltic, Deputy Head 2001-2003
  • Ericsson Finland, various assignments 1986-1989, 1990-1993

Ericsson Inc., USA

  • Marketing Manager 1994-1997

Ascom Hasler AG, Switzerland

  • Expert Advisor 1989-1990

Positions of Trust

Service Sector Employers PALTA

  • Board Member 2019-

Confederation of Finnish Industries EK

  • Chairman of the Board 2017-2018
  • Board Member 2015-2016
  • Member of Representative Assembly 2009-

Finnish Business and Policy Forum EVA

  • Board Member 2017-

The Research Institute of the Finnish Economy ETLA

  • Board Member 2017-

The National Emergency Supply Council

  • Member 2008-

The Finnish Fair Association

  • Member of the Supervisory Board 2007-

Sampo plc

  • Board Member 2009-

Mr. Mattila has been determined by Sampo’s Board of Directors to be independent of the company and of major shareholders under the rules on Finnish Corporate Governance Code.