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Organisation

Centria University of Applied Sciences is owned by Centria University of Applied Sciences Ltd which has multiple stakeholders. The biggest stakeholder is the City of Kokkola with a 27 percent share.

Centria University of Applied Sciences Ltd

Centria University of Applied Sciences is owned by Centria University of Applied Sciences Ltd. The stakeholders are the City of Kokkola, the City of Ylivieska, the Ostrobothnian Chamber of Commerce, the Central Ostrobothnian Entrepreneurs Association, the Federation of Education in Central Ostrobothnia, the Education Federation of the Jokilaakso Region, the City of Pietarsaari, the Raudaskylä Christian College Association and the Central Ostrobothnia Conservatory Association. The main shareholder is the City of Kokkola with a 27 percent share.

The UAS’s operating model is based on processes:  learning process and the process of research, development and innovation.

Administration

Emails: firstname.lastname@centria.fi.

Tapio Huttula
Rector, CEO
Tel. +358 40 563 7944

Jennie Elfving
Vice rector
Tel. +358 40 090 3929

Marko Forsell
Director, RDI
Tel. +358 40 808 5128

Jari Isohanni
Director, teaching
Tel. +358 040 669 0690

Francesca Cucinotta
Director, international affairs
Tel. +358 50 531 3535

Kati Bång
Assistant of directors
Tel. +358 44 725 0011

Stina Mattila, President
Maria Sorvisto, Member of the board, I vp
Jarkko Sivula, Member of the board, II vp
Jarmo Ittonen, Member of the board, III vp
Hanna Tölli, Member of the board
Mikko Luoma, Member of the board
Jyrki Ojala, Member of the board
Herman Hietajärvi, Member of the board
Matti Väänänen, Member of the board

Expert members

Tapio Huttula, Rector, CEO
Piia Lindell, Administrative and Finance Manager
Kati Bång, Assistant of directors

Strategy