Auditors

The company has one external auditor. The external auditor is elected by the Annual General Meeting for a term of office that expires at the end of the first Annual General Meeting following the election. Due to the ongoing merger and acquisition processes, some of the target companies may have different audit firms during the transition period. The external auditor is elected by the Annual General Meeting for a term of office that expires at the end of the first Annual General Meeting following the election.

Fortum’s Annual General Meeting 2021 re-elected audit firm Deloitte Oy as the company’s external auditor with Authorised Public Accountant Jukka Vattulainen as principal auditor. PricewaterhouseCoopers GmbH Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft (”PwC Germany”) is the appointed auditor of the subsidiary Uniper SE.

Principal auditors' fees

EUR million 2021 2020 2019
Fortum      
Audit fees 3.4 2.6 2.3
Non-audit and advisory service 0.7 0.7 1.0
Fortum total 4.1 3.3 3.3
       
Uniper      
Audit fees 11.6 na na
Non-audit and advisory service 1.1 na na
Uniper total 12.7