Management Group

The Director General is assisted by the Management Group, which deals with issues such as the planning of the Institute's operations, coordination of maintenance, performance targets and allocation of resources.

Management Group of the Finnish Meteorological Institute

  • Jussi Kaurola, Director General

  • Ari Laaksonen, Scientific Director

  • Nina Kukkurainen, Communications Director

  • Marko Viljanen, Director, Administration

  • Vesa Kurki, Director, Weather, Sea and Climate Service Centre (fixed-term 1.6. - 31.8.2020)

  • Tarja Riihisaari, Director, Observing and Information Systems Centre

  • Sami Niemelä, Director, Meteorological and Marine Research Programme

  • Hannele Korhonen, Director, Climate Research Programme

  • Jouni Pulliainen, Director, Space and Earth Observation Centre