Senior management

The Ministry’s most senior public official is Permanent Secretary Juha Majanen. He is assisted by Permanent Under-Secretary for Governance Policy Päivi Nerg, Permanent Under-Secretary for International and Financial Markets Leena Mörttinen and Director of Administrative Governance and Development Irja Peltonen.

Permanent Secretary

Juha Majanen.

 

Permanent Secretary Juha Majanen is the Ministry’s most senior public official. He directs, develops and monitors the work of the Ministry and activities falling within its branch of government. The Permanent Secretary also manages the preparation of matters concerning extra-budgetary funds.

 


Permanent Under-Secretary

Päivi Nerg.The Permanent Under-Secretary for Governance Policy is Päivi Nerg. She manages and coordinates the preparation of governance policy matters within the purview of the Personnel and Governance Policy Department, the Department for Local Government and Regional Administration and the Public Sector ICT Department. She is also responsible for the results-based management and steering of Regional State Administrative Agencies, Statistics Finland, the State Treasury, the Government Shared Services Centre for Finance and HR (Palkeet), the Government ICT Centre (Valtori) and The Digital and Population Data Services Agency, and for the preparation of matters concerning Senate Properties.

Permanent Under-Secretary for International and Financial Markets Affairs

Leena Mörttinen.
The Permanent Under-Secretary for International and Financial Markets is Leena Mörttinen. She acts under the Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Finance. The Permanent Under-Secretary is in charge of managing and coordinating the preparation of matters within the purview of the Financial Markets Department, the Secretariat for EU Affairs and the International Financial Affairs Unit and matters dealt with by the EU’s Economic and Financial Committee.
 

Director of Administrative Governance and Development

Irja Peltonen.
The Director of Administrative Governance and Development is Irja Peltonen. She assists the Permanent Secretary by developing and leading the results-based management and ownership steering of the administrative branch, as well as Ministry-internal activities, organisation and human resources policy. The Director of Administrative Governance and Development is also responsible for the results-based management and steering of Customs, the Government Institute for Economic Research and the Tax Administration.