Leena Niemistö has been Chair of the Board since November 2019. She has distinguished experience in the field of health care and corporate management. Niemistö holds an MD and a PhD from the University of Helsinki and has specialised in physical and rehabilitation medicine, the field where she worked as a clinician for more than twenty years. In addition, she has worked as a CEO in a private healthcare company Dextra and as a deputy CEO in the social and healthcare company Pihlajalinna.
Currently Niemistö is a board member of several publicly listed companies in Finland. She is also an active investor in health-tech growth companies. Niemistö’s investment company is the largest shareholder of Nexstim.