The Ministry’s most senior public official is Permanent Secretary Juha Majanen. He is assisted by Permanent Under-Secretary for Governance Policy Susanna Huovinen, Permanent Under-Secretary for International and Financial Markets Leena Mörttinen and Economic Policy Coordinator Lauri Kajanoja.
The 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.
Secretary: Taru Helin, +358 2955 30026, [email protected]
The Permanent Under-Secretary for Governance Policy is Susanna Huovinen. 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.
Assistant: Minna Jämsén, tel. +358 2955 30205, [email protected]
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.
Assistant: Anu Toikka, tel. +358 2955 30261, [email protected]
Economic Policy Coordinator
The Economic Policy Coordinator is Lauri Kajanoja. He assists Permanent Secretary in developing and coordinating economic policy matters within the purview of the Economics Department, the Budget Department and the Tax Department, along with matters related to the budgetary stability control instruments within the purview of the Department for Local Government and Regional Administration.
Assistant: Sirpa Kainulainen, tel. +358 2955 30323, [email protected]