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The Finnish Environment Institute´s advisory board

Members of The Finnish Environment Institute´s advisory board 2020: In front row from the left Elina Nikkola, Eeva Primmer, Lea Kauppi, Markku Ollikainen, in middle row from the left Tanja Suni, Jukka Kajan, Olli Varis, in back row from the left Mari Rajala, Johanna Särkijärvi, Johanna Mikkola-Pusa. Tiina Nakari-Setälä, Mari Pantsar, Taina Pihlajaniemi and Miira Riipinen are not in the picture. © Kai Widell

The advisory board has been appointed by the Ministry of the Environment until 11.11.2022. The advisory board evaluates environmental research and development, supports strategic planning and to promotes cooperation between the Finnish Environment Institute SYKE and its stakeholders.

Chairman of the board

Professor Markku Ollikainen (University of Helsinki)

Other members of the board

  • Professor Olli Varis (Aalto University)
  • Professor, Vice Rector (research) Taina Pihlajaniemi (University of Oulu)
  • Director Mari Pantsar (Sitra)
  • Vice President Research Tiina Nakari-Setälä (VTT)
  • Research Director Johanna Särkijärvi (Ministry of Transport and Communications)
  • Environment Manager Miira Riipinen (The Association of Finnish Local and Regional Authorities)
  • Head of Stakeholder Relations Jukka Kajan (Verso Food)
  • Director Mari Rajala (Centre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment, Pirkanmaa)
  • Director General Lea Kauppi (Finnish Environment Institute)
  • Coordinator Johanna Mikkola-Pusa (Finnish Environment Institute)
  • Research Director Tanja Suni (Ministry of the Environment) 12.11.2018 - 30.9.2020
  • Research Director Elina Nikkola (Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry) 3.2.2020 - 31.1.2021

Research Director Eeva Primmer (Finnish Environment Institute) serves as the secretary of the advisory board.  

Published 2020-02-19 at 9:51, updated 2020-06-26 at 13:24