Senior management

The Ministry’s most senior public official is Permanent Secretary Juha Majanen. He is assisted by Economic Policy Coordinator Lauri Kajanoja, Permanent Under-Secretary for Governance Policy Jani Pitkäniemi, Permanent Under-Secretary for International and Financial Markets Leena Mörttinen and Director of Administrative Governance and Development Anu Nousiainen.

Permanent Secretary

The Permanent Secretary Juha Majanen.

 

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]

 

Economic Policy Coordinator

Economic Policy Coordinator Lauri Kajanoja.

 

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]

Permanent Under-Secretary

The Permanent Under-Secretary for Governance Policy is Jani Pitkäniemi. He 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. He 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

The Permanent Under-Secretary 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.

Assistant: Anu Toikka, tel. +358 2955 30261, [email protected]

Director of Administrative Governance and Development
The Director of Administrative Governance and Development Anu Nousiainen.


The Director of Administrative Governance and Development is Anu Nousiainen. 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.

Assistant: Olga Ruhanen, tel. +358 2955 30464, [email protected]