Personnel and organisation

On 31 December 2022, Hansel employed 128 people (124 on 31 December 2021 and 118 on 31 December 2020). The average work input of the employees in 2022 was 121 (116 in 2021, 111 in 2020). At the end of 2022, women accounted for 59% of all personnel and 67% of the Executive Committee members. The average age of employees was 43. At the end of the accounting period, 99% of the employees had permanent employment contracts (99% in 2021 and 98% in 2020).

Hansel’s employees are highly educated. Of the employees, 2% had a doctorate, 58% had a master’s degree from a university, and 4% had a master’s degree from a university of applied sciences. 11% had a bachelor’s degree from a university, 15% had a bachelor’s degree from a university of applied sciences, 8% had completed secondary-level education and 3% had no vocational qualification. The company’s performance bonus system covers all permanent employees. Hansel adheres to the guidelines on management and key employee rewards and performance bonuses issued by the Cabinet Committee on Economic Policy.

In 2022, 17 new employees were hired, one of them for a fixed-term employment contract. Twelve employees left the company during the year: eight resigned, two retired and the employment relationship of two was terminated during the trial period. An exit interview is carried out with resigning employees to receive feedback.

The wellbeing and working capacity of employees is surveyed regularly. The average score for the 2022 wellbeing at work survey was 3.86 on a scale of 1 to 5 (previous survey 3.87 in 2020). The Board decided that a survey would be performed annually in the future. Hansel encourages its employees to develop their competence. In 2022, the average employee had three days of training. Training and discussion sessions are regularly arranged for supervisors in connection with their supervisory tasks.

Board of Directors and auditors

At the Annual General Meeting of Hansel Ltd on 28 April 2022, the following members of the Board of Directors were elected:

  • Anna-Maija Karjalainen, Master of Science in Engineering, chairperson
  • Hanna Tainio, Deputy Managing Director, Association of Finnish Municipalities, vice chairperson
  • Antti Koivula, Director General, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, member
  • Antti Laakso, Head of Procurement, Aalto University, member
  • Johanna Luukkonen, mayor, city of Hyvinkää, member

A representative elected by the personnel, Minna Isoherranen, Category Manager, will also attend all Board meetings. She has the right to attend and speak at the meetings, but she is not a Board member. The Board assembled eight times in 2022. KPMG Oy Ab, Authorised Public Accountants, is the auditor, with Mikko Luoma, Authorised Public Accountant, Chartered Public Finance Auditor, the principal auditor. Hansel’s managing director is Anssi Pihkala, LL.M.