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
Mr Jarkko Eloranta, Chairman, Central Organisation of Finnish Trade Unions (SAK)
Mr Sture Fjäder, Chairman, AKAVA Confederation of Unions for Professional and Managerial Staff in Finland
Ms Tuula Haatainen, Minister of Employment
Ms Anna-Maja Henriksson, Minister of Justice
Mr 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
Mr Mika Lintilä, Minister of Economic Affairs
Mr Juha Marttila, Chairman, Central Union of Agricultural Producers and Forest Owners (MTK)
Ms Krista Mikkonen, Minister of the Environment and Climate Change
Ms 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.
Pekka Sinko, Secretary General of the Economic Council
Prime Minister's Office, Government Strategy Department, Policy Planning Unit Telephone:0295160189
Timopekka Hakola, Senior Specialist
Prime Minister's Office, Government Strategy Department, Policy Planning Unit Telephone:0295160572
Iiris Koskela-Näsänen, Research Assistant
Prime Minister's Office, Government Strategy Department, Policy Planning Unit Telephone:0295160183