Composition of the Economic Council of Finland

In addition to the Prime Minister, the Economic Council has 11–21 members appointed by the Government. Some Council members are also members of the Government.

The Economic Council is appointed for the duration of a Government term, except for Government members, whose term on the Council is limited to the duration of their ministerial term.

Ms Sanna Marin, Prime Minister of Finland

Ms Annika Saarikko, Minister of Finance

Ms Li Andersson, Minister of Education
Jarkko Eloranta, Chairman, Central Organisation of Finnish Trade Unions (SAK)
Sture Fjäder, Chairman, AKAVA Confederation of Unions for Professional and Managerial Staff in Finland
Ms Tuula Haatainen, Minister of Employment
Anna-Maja Henriksson, Minister of Justice
Jyri Häkämies, Managing Director, Confederation of Finnish Industries, EK
Ms Minna Karhunen, CEO, Association of Finnish Local and Regional Authorities

Mr Antti Kurvinen, Minister of Science and Culture
Mika Lintilä, Minister of Economic Affairs
Mr Juha Marttila, Chairman, Central Union of Agricultural Producers and Forest Owners (MTK)
Krista Mikkonen, Minister of the Environment and Climate Change
Maria Ohisalo, Minister of the Interior
Mr Antti Palola, Chairman, Finnish Confederation of Salaried Employees (STTK)
Mr Mikael Pentikäinen, Managing Director, Federation of Finnish Enterprises
Mr Olli Rehn, Director-General, Bank of Finland
Mr Juho Romakkaniemi, CEO, Central Chamber of Commerce of Finland
Ms Hanna Sarkkinen, Minister of Social Affairs and Health
Mr Ville Skinnari, Minister for Development Cooperation and Foreign Trade
Ms Tytti Tuppurainen, Minister for European Affairs and Ownership Steering

Secretariat of the Economic Council

The Secretariat of the Economic Council assists the Economic Council in carrying out its duties. The Secretariat prepares meetings of the Economic Council. It also organises and, in part, produces reports and analyses for use by the Council. It maintains contacts with authorities, institutions and organisations involved in economic research and with the economic and social councils of other countries. In addition, the Secretariat monitors economic policy developments and performs other duties assigned to it by the Chairperson of the Economic Council.

The Secretariat of the Economic Council operates from the Prime Minister’s Office. Administratively, the Council forms part of the Government Stratery Department.

Contact details

Pekka Sinko, Secretary General of the Economic Council 
Prime Minister's Office, Government Strategy Department, Policy Planning Unit 0295160189  

Timopekka Hakola, Senior Specialist 
Prime Minister's Office, Government Strategy Department, Policy Planning Unit 0295160572  

Iiris Koskela-Näsänen, Research Assistant 
Prime Minister's Office, Government Strategy Department, Policy Planning Unit 0295160183