Time: Monday 3rd September, at 16:15–appr. 18:30
Venue: Nokia-hall, Töölö main building, Runeberginkatu 14-16, Helsinki

Aalto University School of Business welcomes the students starting their Master’s studies to meet and mingle with the School of Business community – especially with the alumni graduated from the School!

The idea of the Welcome Evening is to encourage Master’s students to create networks, learn new things and find interesting career paths already in the beginning of their studies! The event is a part of the orientation week and is for everyone starting their Master’s studies at the School of Business (also for the School of Business bachelor students continuing their Master’s in Töölö).

In the event, there will be alumni representing all School of Business Master’s degree programs (please see the participating alumni below). Our alumni will share their own experiences on how they have combined studying and learning with different career paths. In addition, you will hear an inspiring career talk, the latest news about our new Aalto BIZ building in Otaniemi, and a brief introduction on the School of Business Career Services and Alumni Relations.

As you have about two years to go until graduation, this event is an excellent way to start planning your future career, and our alumni are there to help and give you advice!


  • 16:15 (upper entrance hall) Small snacks served
  • appr. 16:35 (Nokia-hall) Welcome, by Jonna Söderholm, the Head of External Relations, School of Business
  • appr. 16:50 (Nokia-hall) Inspiring career talk by Aalto BIZ alumni Bernardo Clementino, M&A Manager at EY 
  • appr. 17:00 (Nokia-hall)  Brief introductions of the alumni graduated from the School of Business
  • appr. 17:35-18:30 (upper entrance hall)  Informal conversations and networking between the students and alumni

The event is held in English.

Alumni who have signed up for the event (last minute changes possible):

  • Accounting: Siru Ormo, Senior Manager, CFO Services, Greenstep Oy / Jaakko Pelkonen, Business Administrator, Värväämö
  • Management and International Business: Katariina Koskelainen, Senior Consultant, Civitta / Susanna Hanhinen, HR Manager, OP Group
  • Corporate Communications: Aino Makkonen, Digital Communications Manager, hasan communications / Unna Reitamo, Communications and Change Consultant & Head of Feeling, Ellun Kanat
  • Strategy: Sara Reponen, Analyst, Accenture Strategy / Bernardo Clementino, M&A Manager, EY
  • Creative Sustainability: Anna Pakkala, Co-founder, Pure Growth
  • International Design Business Management: Jemina Lehmuskoski, Lead Service Designer, Valuemotive / Anni Harju, Principal, Futurice &startups / Elina Lammintausta, Digital Marketing Specialist, Neste
  • Entrepreneurship: Milka Hänninen, Development Manager, Elisa / Michelle Lam, Business Consultant, Fluido
  • Marketing: Stella Kallionpää, Management Consulting Analyst, Accenture / Siiri Salli, Fazer Graduate Program, Fazer Bakery
  • Information and Service Management: Antti Meriluoto, Director, Business Development, Stora Enso / Outi Solttila, Data and Application Practice Lead, Principal Consultant, Tarento Oy / Petri Aalto-Setälä, Consulting, Deloitte / Eleonora Nazander, Associate Consultant, Bain & Company
  • Economics: Juho Saarinen, Senior Treasury Dealer, Outokumpu / Hanna Jokimäki, Senior statistician, Statistics Finland
  • Finance: Jaakko Eteläaho, Director, Nordea Markets Investment Banking / Milla Peltonen, Manager, Nordic Healthcare Group
  • Yritysjuridiikka: Mikko Viemerö, Group Data Protection Officer, Finnair / Emmiliina Kujanpää, Senior Tax Advisor, Finland Chamber of Commerce
  • CEMS/Global Management: Norbert Juhász, Business Intelligence Manager, Fiskars Group / Annina Orasmaa, Management Consultant, Capgemini Consulting

Please register for the event by 28th August (for catering purposes): https://www.webropolsurveys.com/S/6E2BC54B8019B74E.par You are very welcome to the event even though you decide to participate after 28th (smile)

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Organizers: Aalto University School of Business Career Services, Alumni Relations and KY

Inquiries: career-biz@aalto.fi,  alumni-biz@aalto.fi