The Board of the Academy of Finland includes a chair and at least five and at most seven members appointed by the Finnish Government for a three-year term. The term of the current Board expires on 31 December 2018.
The Government seeks to ensure that the the Academy's Board and research councils have a wide range and a high level of scientific expertise.
- Chair, Professor Heikki Ruskoaho, University of Helsinki
- Vice Chair, Director LS Leena Suurpää, Finnish Red Cross
- Professor Pertti Alasuutari, University of Tampere
- Chief Technology Officer Heidi Fagerholm, Kemira Oyj
- Professor Riitta Keiski, University of Oulu
- Professor Arto Mustajoki
- Academcian Risto Nieminen, Aalto University