Ara Haikarainen, 49, has been appointed as the new General Counsel for Patria Group and Member of the Group Management Team. He will join Patria no later than 1 June 2021 and he will report to President and CEO Esa Rautalinko. Haikarainen holds Master of Laws (LL.M.) and Master of Administrative Sciences degrees. He has previously worked as Administrative Director at Erillisverkot Group, where he was responsible e.g. for developing group services and partnering model, change and transformation programs as well as various corporate transactions. Haikarainen has a long track record as a lawyer in various organizations and positions.

Patria General Counsel, Ara Haikarainen
Ara Haikarainen Photo: Junnu Lusa / Erillisverkot