Kimmo Haahkola

Leadin specialist, Investments, Sitra
Kuva: Miikka Pirinen
Kuva: Miikka Pirinen


Kimmo Haahkola is the Leading Specialist in the Capacity for renewal theme area. His principal field of work is social welfare and healthcare organisations, especially the current hospital districts and the future counties. His work also includes knowledge management and the social exclusion of young people.


Kimmo has earned his spurs in municipal administration, organisational activities and software business. At Sitra he has worked in the areas of capital investment, healthcare and the Municipal programme. He has also been involved in working with the boards of directors of companies in the field of health and social services.

Kimmo’s main areas of expertise are ERP systems, knowledge management in social welfare and healthcare organisations and business management in companies in the field of social welfare and healthcare.

His educational background includes an eMBA in Social and Healthcare Management, a Master’s degree in Public Administration from the University of Tampere and a qualification in marketing from the Institute of Marketing.

What else?

In his free time, Kimmo focuses on family life: his four children and wife take a large part of his time. The many sports that he engages in with his friends are part of his everyday life. Sometimes he also finds time for cultural experiences and travel.