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Directors' Institute of Finland / Hallitusammattilaiset ry

Identification number in the register: 79238116273-93
Registration date: 22/07/2011 16:11:07

The information on this entity was last modified on: 17/09/2015 13:53:51
The date of the last annual update was: 20/02/2015 11:04:58
Next update due latest on: 20/02/2016

    Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Directors' Institute of Finland / Hallitusammattilaiset ry


Rekisteröity yhdistys

    Section of registration

III - Non-governmental organisations

Non-governmental organisations, platforms and networks and similar

    Contact details

Aleksanterinkatu 50 A6
Helsinki 00100

(+358)9 6227 1840

    Person with legal responsibility

Mr  Maarit Aarni-Sirviö

Secretary General

    Person in charge of EU relations

Mr  Maarit Aarni-Sirviö

Secretary General

    Goals / remit

DIF (Directors' Institute of Finland) is a non-pro­fit or­ga­niza­tion with the aim of pro­mo­ting cor­po­ra­te go­ver­nance and stan­dards, and cont­ri­bu­ting to the work of cor­po­ra­te boards and non-execu­ti­ve di­rec­tors th­rough influencing, educa­ting and networ­king.

DIF has over 500 individual members, all of whom have significant experience from working as a member of a company board. A considerable number of the members of the association act, or have acted, as members of the boards of listed companies.

DIF is a mem­ber or­ga­niza­tion of the Eu­ro­pean Con­fe­de­ra­tion of Di­rec­tors’ As­socia­tions (eco­Da), the European umbrella organization for associations of directors and board members.


    Specific activities covered by the Register

DIF – The Directors' Institute of Finland (Hallitusammattilaiset ry) – is a non-profit association of Finnish business leaders and corporate non-executive directors which aims to promote and contribute to the development of good corporate governance. The association publishes policy and position papers, guidelines and recommendations on corporate governance and other important issues relating to the work of corporate boards and non-executive directors.

The Directors' Institute of Finland is a member of the European Confederation of Directors’ Association, ecoDa.
ecoDa is a non-profit organization, with the purpose of which is to communicate statements and comments of the EU Member States to the policy makers of the EU as regard to Board work. ecoDa was established in Belgium in 2004.

Via ecoDa, The Directors' Institute of Finland has a direct connection to Brussels and a channel to both receive information as well as to influence in Brussels, where ecoDa has an official status. In this communication, Directors' Institute of Finland gives the Finnish and Nordic perspective to the issues handled.








    Number of persons involved in the activities described in the box above

100%: 2  



    Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons

    Fields of interest

  • Trans-European Networks

    Membership and affiliation



the European Confederation of Directors’ Association (ecoDa)

    Financial data

01/2014  -  12/2014

200,000 €

230,000 €

0 €

No funding received from the EU institutions during the last closed financial year.

230,000 €

230,000 €

    Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.