Members of the Committee

Finnish Research Infrastructure Committee 1 July 2022–20 June 2025

  • Chair: Director Riitta Maijala, Research Council of Finland
  • 1st Vice Chair: Director Erja Heikkinen, Ministry of Education and Culture
  • 2nd Vice Chair: Vice President for Administration Ossi Malmberg, Research Council of Finland


  • Tuula Helander, Deputy Director General, Ministry of Social Affairs and Health
  • Anni Huhtala, Secretary General of the Economic Policy Council, VATT Institute for Economic Research
  • Professor Ari Jokinen, Scientific Council for Natural Sciences and Engineering, Research Council of Finland
  • Mari Laakso, Research Director, National Land Survey of Finland
  • Maija Lönnqvist, Senior Ministerial Adviser, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment
  • Arto Maaninen, Vice Rector, University of Oulu
  • Ilkka Niemelä, Rector, Aalto University
  • Professor Atte Oksanen, Scientific Council for Social Sciences and Humanities, Research Council of Finland
  • Professor Jorma Palvimo, Scientific Council for Biosciences, Health and the Environment, Research Council of Finland
  • Arto Pussinen, Senior Director, Business Finland
  • Sari Rissanen, Dean, University of Eastern Finland
  • Leif Schulman, Director General, Finnish Environment Institute
  • Hanna Snellman, Vice Rector, University of Helsinki
  • Juhani Soini, Vice Rector, Turku University of Applied Sciences

Permanent expert

  • Petteri Kauppinen, Senior Ministerial Adviser, Ministry of Education, Science and Culture

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