Kim Karhu

Kim Karhu

Boardman partner

Kim Karhu

Professional History and Board Experience

MTI and Authorized Public Accountant Kim Karhu (Hanken School of Economics in Helsinki 1983) has served as an auditor for over 35 years for family companies, venture capital-owned and listed companies. He was a PricewaterhouseCoopers Oy shareholder until 2015. All together over the past 16 years he has sat in various intervals in PwC’s Board of Directors of which 4 years he was Chairman of the Board. Between the years 2011 – 2015 he served as PwC’s CEO.

Activities in Boardman

  • Chairman of Boardman´s Board of Directors, 2016 – 2019
  • Boardman Oy partner and Member of the Board of Directors, 2015 – 2019
  • Member of the Development Forum “Ownership and Board Work”, 2012- and the Chairman, 2015 –
  • Chairman of Development Forum “Ownership Development”, 2015 – 2016
  • Member of the Development Forum “Ownership Competence”, 2017-
  • Lecturer of the Ownership and Board Work training program
  • Publications: Tarkastusvaliokunnan tehtävät ja rooli (2010 ), one of the authors


  • Questions regarding ownership
  • Strategy creation and execution
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Financial reporting
  • Role and work of the audit committee

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