Kela’s Advisory Board

The duties of Kela’s Advisory Board include to promote and develop

  • cooperation between public authorities and organisations that participate in the implementation of social security
  • the consideration of the viewpoints of the service users.

Kela’s Board nominates the Advisory Board for a period of three years. The current term of office is 1 July 2020–30 June 2023.

Chair
Outi Antila, Director General, Kela

Deputy chair
Heli Korhola, Director, Management Support Unit, Kela

Secretary                            
Anna-Stiina Lundqvist, Senior Specialist, Stakeholder Relations and Accountability, Kela

Members

  • Katri Ojala, Senior Specialist, Akava - Confederation of Unions for Professional and Managerial Staff in Finland
  • Janne Viskari, Director General, Digital and Population Data Services Agency
  • Ole Norrback, Chair, Svenska Pensionärsförbundet fr and Eläkeläisliittojen etujärjestö EETU ry
  • Kirsi Konola, Chief Executive Officer, Service Foundation for People with an Intellectual Disability
  • Köli Pekka, Deputy Chair, Kelan toimihenkilöt ry
  • Hennamari Mikkola, Head of Research Unit, Kela Research
  • Ilpo Tolonen, Association of Finnish Private Healthcare Providers
  • Hanna Markkula-Kivisilta, Secretary General, Save the Children
  • Liisa Siika-Aho, Director, Ministry of Social Affairs and Health
  • Riitta Maijala, Vice President for Research, Academy of Finland
  • Tarja Myllärinen, Director, Association of Finnish Local and Regional Authorities
  • Satu Grekin, Executive Director, Suomen Kuntoutusyrittäjät ry
  • Sakari Tuomisto, Social Policy Adviser, National Union of University Students in Finland
  • Ida Nummelin, Adviser, Social and Health Policy, Finnish Confederation of Professionals STTK
  • Janne Makkula, Labour Market Director, Suomen Yrittäjät
  • Markku Tervahauta, Director General, National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL)
  • Janne Pelkonen, Manager, Public Advocacy, The Finnish Pension Alliance TELA
  • Jaana Laitinen, Chief Specialist, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health
  • Ulla Hämäläinen, Senior Financial Adviser, Ministry of Finance
  • Markku Heikura, Director General, Finnish Tax Administration