Hilpi Rautelin

Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors

Professor, M.D., Ph.D., Specialist in Clinical Microbiology

b. 1961

  • Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Orion Corporation since 23 March 2022, member since 22 March 2017
  • Chairman of the R&D Committee, member of the Personnel and Remuneration Committee, member of the Nomination Committee
  • Independent of the company and its significant shareholders


2022- Visiting Professor, Karolinska Institutet, and Professor emerita, Uppsala University, Sweden
2008-2022 Professor of Clinical Bacteriology, Uppsala University, Sweden
1986-2016 University of Helsinki, Research and teaching positions in 1996-2016: Clinical lecturer 2002-2016 (part time 2008-2016), Research Associate 1996-2002

Current key positions of trust

Member of the Board of Directors: Orion Corporation 2017-, Arvo and Lea Ylppö Foundation 2011-

Former key positions of trust

President: European Union of Medical Specialists UEMS, Section of Medical Microbiology 2012-2020

Hilpi Rautelin has published about 160 peer-reviewed original articles mainly on Microbiology and Infectious Diseases in international scientific journals.