Jari Puhakka Managing Director of the Seafarers' Pension Fund as of 1 January 2021
Kari Välimäki will retire from his current position as Managing Director of the Seafarers' Pension Fund on 31 December 2020. The Board of the Seafarers' Pension Fund has elected Jari Puhakka, M.Soc.Sc., to follow Välimäki as the Fund's next Managing Director. Jari Puhakka is currently serving as the CIO and Substitute Managing Director at the Seafarers' Pension Fund.
Jari Puhakka has worked for more than 30 years in different investment-related positions and, for more than 13 years, within the employment pension scheme. He has focused on the navigation industry for more than two years in his current position and has served on the executive committees of various pension insurance companies and the boards of different companies. He has, thus, gained extensive experience in investment activities, the employment pension industry and the management of different types of organisations.