Top Manner, Finnair

Topi Manner was born 25 August 1974 in Turku, Finland. 
Education          M.Sc. (International Business)

Topi Manner started as Finnair CEO on January 1, 2019. During his time, Finnair has advanced its modern premium airline strategy, investing in customer experience and placing sustainability at the heart of its operations. With Manner at lead, Finnair has built itself a path out of the Covid-19 pandemic that has had severe impacts on air travel.

As travel now is recovering rapidly, Manner believes the climate challenge of flying must be solved so that aviation can continue to be a positive force in the society, bringing social and economic wellbeing. Manner joined Finnair from Nordea, the largest financial services group in the Nordics. He led Nordea’s Personal Banking business, driving a major transformation and digitalization of personal banking services, and was a part of the Nordea Group Executive Management team since 2016. Prior to that, he held various management and other positions at Nordea between 1997-2016.