Advisory Board

The Advisory Board of the Finnish Meteorological Institute evaluates the Institute's research and development work at general level and supports the Institute's strategic planning.

The Advisory Board of the Finnish Meteorological Institute

  • Chair: Director General Mari Walls, Natural Resources Institute Finland
  • Vice Chair: Director of Unit Sanna Ruuskanen, Ministry of Transport and Communications

Other members:

  • Director General of Transport System and Development Sector Mia Nykopp, Finnish Transport Safety Agency Trafi
  • President and CEO Kari Savolainen, Finavia
  • Under-Secretary of State Petri Peltonen, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment
  • Professor Kaarle Hämeri, University of Helsinki (1.8.2017->)
  • Chief Executive Officer Lauri Kivinen, Finnish Broadcasting Company (YLE) (1.8.2017->)
  • Brigadier General Harri Ohra-aho, Finnish Defence Forces
  • Chairman of the Board Mikko Niini, Navidom Ltd
  • Research Director Laura Höijer, Ministry of the Environment
  • Director General Juhani Damski, Finnish Meteorological Institute
  • Karita Lesojeff, Finnish Meteorological Institute (personnel representative)
  • Executive Assistant to FMI's director general, Joanna Saarinen (secretary of the advisory board)