Advisory Board on Rehabilitation

Kela’s Advisory Board on Rehabilitation is an organ for Kela’s partner organisations and experts that develops rehabilitation and the strategic planning related to this.

Kela’s Board nominates the Advisory Board for a period of three years. The current term of office is 1 March 2017–31 December 2019.

Chair
Kari-Pekka Mäki-Lohiluoma, Director, Kela

Deputy chair and member
Anne Neimala, Director of Benefits, Kela

Secretary
Tuula Ahlgren, Benefits Manager, Kela
 

Members Substitute

Liisa Siika-aho, Director,
Ministry of Social Affairs and Health

Milja Tiainen, Ministerial Adviser,
Ministry of Social Affairs and Health

Patrik Tötterman, Senior Officer,
Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment

Päivi Haavisto-Vuori, Ministerial Adviser,
Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment

Hilppa Tervonen, Grants Manager,
Funding Centre for Social Welfare and Health Organisations (STEA)

Marika Heimo, Grants Officer,
Funding Centre for Social Welfare and Health Organisations (STEA)
Ellen Vogt, Senior Adviser, Social Welfare,

Association of Finnish Local and Regional Authorities

Tuula Kock, Medical Adviser,
Association of Finnish Local and Regional Authorities

Kari Haring, Medical Adviser,
Central Organisation of Finnish Trade Unions

Ilkka Kaukoranta, Chief Economist,
Central Organisation of Finnish Trade Unions

Auli Rytivaara, Medical Adviser,
Confederation of Finnish Industries

Hannu Ronkainen, CEO,
Confederation of Finnish Industries

Marja Tallavaara, Specialist,
Central Union of Agricultural Producers and Forest Owners (MTK)

Maire Lumiaho, Lawyer,
Central Union of Agricultural Producers and Forest Owners (MTK)

Riitta Työläjärvi, Senior Adviser, Social and Health Policy,
Finnish Confederation of Professionals STTK

Samppa Koskela, Lawyer,
Finnish Confederation of Professionals STTK

Harri Hellstén, Head of Labour Market Affairs,
Federation of Finnish Enterprises

Albert Mäkelä, Legal Counsel,
Federation of Finnish Enterprises

Elina Laavi, Manager, Public Affairs,
Finnish Pension Alliance TELA

Janne Pelkonen, Senior Specialist,
Finnish Pension Alliance TELA

Mika Pekkonen, Chairman of the Board,
Kuntoutuksen toimialayhdistys

Heikki Hurri, Member of the Board,
Kuntoutuksen toimialayhdistys

Soile Kuitunen, CEO,
SOSTE Finnish Federation for Social Affairs and Health

 

Sari Kokko, Director of organizational branch,
Finnish Disability Forum

Virpi Siiskonen, Board Member, Finnish CP association

Harri Hämäläinen, Chief Medical Officer,
Hospital districts
 

Jari Välimäki, Chief Medical Officer,
Kela

Päivi Opari, Senior Specialist, SOSTE Finnish Federation for Social Affairs and Health

Sofia Maleike-Ruohola, Chief Medical Officer,
Kela

 

Anna-Liisa Salminen, Senior Researcher,
Kela

Riitta Seppänen-Järvelä, Senior Researcher,
Kela

Jukka Sariola, Chair
Advisory Board for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities VANE

Tea Hoffrén, Planning Officer,
Advisory Board for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities VANE