Esko Tapani Aho


  • Member of the Supervisory Board of Sberbank

  • Independent Director

  • Member of the Strategic Planning and Sustainable Development Committee

  • Member of the Risk Management Committee

  • Years of election to the Supervisory Board: 2016 – 2021


Year of birth: 1954.


Education / academic degree/ academic position:

  • 1980 – University of Helsinki (Finland), Political History, Master’s Degree in Social Sciences


Work experience:

  • 2019 – present: Senior Adviser, East Office of Finnish Industries

  • 2017 – present: Chairman of the Board of Directors, Cinia Oy

  • 2013 – 2019: Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors, East Office of Finnish Industries

  • 2018 – 2020: Chairman of the Board of Directors, Adven Oy

  • 2009 – 2012: Vice-President, Member of the Executive Board, Nokia Corporation

  • 2004 – 2008: President of the Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra

  • 1991 – 1995: Prime Minister of Finland

  • 1990 – 2002: Chairman of the Centre Party

  • 1983 – 2003: Member of Parliament of Finland


Owns no shares of the Bank.

Has no family ties with the other persons who are members of Sberbank’s management bodies and bodies supervising Sberbank’s financial and business operations.