Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors includes the Chairman, the Vice Chairman and 13 Board members. The latter represent employer and employee organisations, self-employed persons and earnings-related pension providers. The term of office of the current Board of Directors is from 2020 to 2022.

Jukka Ahtela

Chairman of the Board of Ahtela Consulting Oy

Master of Laws (trained on the bench)

Chairman

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Liisa Siika-aho

Director, Ministry of Social Affairs and Health

Master of Governance

Vice Chairman

Vice Chairman of the Social Security Committee, Deputy Member of Parliamentary Committee on the role of the Social Insurance Institution, Deputy Member of Mela’s Board of Directors, Member of the Occupational Safety Department of the Finnish Workers’ Compensation Center, Member of the Advisory Board of the Social Insurance Institution, Member of the Health Insurance Advisory Board of the Social Insurance Institution

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Minna Helle

Executive Director, Industrial Relations Technology Industries of Finland

LL.M.

Representative of Employer Organisations

Member of the Board of the Finnish Centre for Pensions in 2018-.

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Markku Jalonen

Director General, Local Government Employers KT

Licentiate of Social Sciences

Representative of Employer Organisations

Member of the Board of Directors of the Employment Fund, Member of the Board of Directors of Keva since 2020, Member of the Board of Directors of the Finnish Centre for Pensions since 2017

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Keijo Karhumaa

Management Consultant, The Trade Union of the Public and Welfare Sectors

Attorney

Representative of Employee Organisations

Member of the Board of the Finnish Centre for Pensions since 2008.

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Eija Korhonen

Pensions Director, Keva

M.Sc.

Member of the Board

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Janne Makkula

Labour Market Director, Federation of Finnish Enterprises

Representative of Self-employed Persons

Member of the Board of the Finnish Centre for Pensions since 2015.

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Pasi Mustonen

Senior Vice-President, Actuaries, Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company

M.Sc., FASF

Member of the Board

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Sinikka Näätsaari

Head of Pension Policy, The Central Organisation of Finnish Trade Unions SAK

Representative of Employee Organisationsv

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Katri Ojala

Senior Specialist, Akava

Representative of Employee Organisations

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Ilkka Oksala

Director, The Confederation of Finnish Industries

Representative of Employer Organisations

Member of the Board of the Finnish Centre for Pensions since 2015.

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Sami Pakarinen

Director, Confederation of Finnish Industries EK

PhD

Representative of Employer Organisations

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Marja-Liisa Rajakangas

Director, The Finnish Confederation of Professionals (STTK)

Bachelor of Arts (Education), Master of Social Sciences.

Member of Board of Directors, Representative of Employee Organisations

Member of Board of Directors (Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company), Member of Board of Directors (Pääkaupungin Turvakoti ry). Member of the Finnish Centre for Pensions’ Board of Directors since 2021.

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Timo Sipilä

Tax Commissioner, The Central Union of Agricultural Producers and Forest Owners

LL.M.

Representative of Farmers

Member of the Board of the Finnish Centre for Pensions since 2010.

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Katja Veirto

Director of Public Relations, Elo Mutual Pension Insurance

Master of Social Sciences, Licentiate of Political Sciences.

Member of the Board

Member of the Board of the Finnish Centre for Pensions in 2014-2015, 2017 and 2020-.

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