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 Pensiönärsförbundet fr and 
Eläkeläisliittojen etujärjestö EETU ry

Petri Pohjonen, Director General
Finnish Association of People with Physical Disabilities

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

Erkki Auvinen, Senior Adviser, Working Life 
Finnish Confederation of Professionals STTK

Janne Makkula, Labour Market Director
Suomen Yrittäjät

Markku Tervahauta,
Director General
National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL)

Seija Lehtonen, Senior Specialist
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