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Board 2023-2025

Kela’s Parliamentary Trustees nominate Kela’s Board for a three-year term of office. The Board has 10 members. The Board leads and develops Kela’s operations. A representative of the Kela staff has the right to attend and to be heard at Board meetings. The Director General presents matters to the Board and implements the decisions of the Board.

Chair

Vertti Kiukas

Vertti Kiukas
Secretary General, SOSTE Finnish Federation for Social Affairs and Health

Deputy chair

Rami Lehto

Members of the Board

Raimo Antila

Raimo Antila
Director General, Ministry of Social Affairs and Health

Tuija Brax

Tuija Brax
Director, Rule of Law Center

Leila Lehtinen

Leila Lehtinen
Chief executive officer

Juha Rehula

Juha Rehula
Municipal manager

Saana Siekkinen

Saana Siekkinen
Director, Central Organisation of Finnish Trade Unions


Timo Sipilä
Director, Central Union of Agricultural Producers and Forest Owners

Riitta Särkelä

Riitta Särkelä
Secretary General, Federation of Mother and Child Homes and Shelters

Tommi Toivola

Tommi Toivola
Director, Legal Affairs and Administration, Confederation of Finnish Industries

Secretary

Heli Korhola

Heli Korhola
Director, Management Support Unit and Director of Strategy, Kela

Representative of Kela staff

Tuija Sarlin

Tuija Sarlin
Chair, Kela staff association

Last modified 25/9/2023

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