Organisation and decision-making

As a fund directly accountable to the Finnish Parliament, our decision-making processes are tied to parliamentary systems. Our administration includes a Supervisory Board, Board and President.

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Atte Jääskeläinen ja teksti hyvää huomista Suomi!
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Maapallo ja kolme euron kolikkoa.
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Annual report and financial statements 2021

The future belongs to everyone
In the photo: the cover of Sitra's evaluation framework
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Sitra’s evaluation framework

Sitra – owned by the people

Sitra’s administrative bodies

The core of Sitra’s administration consists of the Supervisory Board, Board of Directors and President. 

Supervisory Board

The Supervisory Board is appointed by the Finnish Parliament, and it monitors Sitra’s management and makes decisions on operational principles.

The members of the Supervisory Board are: 

The secretary to the Supervisory Board is senior advisor Jorma Jaalivaara (Bachelor of Laws and Master of Laws).

Board of Directors

Sitra’s Board prepares and presents the matters to be decided by the Supervisory Board and is responsible for the general management of the fund. The rest of Sitra’s personnel are appointed by the President. 

At the momemt, the Board of Directors consists of seven members. The Board serves a term of two years and its members from 2024 to 2025 are:

Ruija Rantala-Saajo, Legal Affairs director at Sitra, acts as secretary to the Board.

President

The President of Sitra oversees its operations. Atte Jääskeläinen, Master of Laws, Doctor of Science (Economics and Business Administration), has served as President of Sitra since August 2023.

Sitra’s President manages the administration of the fund and develops its operations, in line with the instructions and stipulations provided by the Supervisory Board and the Board of Directors. Measures and decisions of an extraordinary qualitative or quantitative nature must be referred to the Board.

Management team

The members of the Management team are:

Management team’s secretary is Ruija Rantala-Saajo.

(updated 9.2.2024)

Contact us

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Atte Jääskeläinen
President, Sitra
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Nina Honkala
Chief Operating Officer (COO)
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Ruija Rantala-Saajo
Legal Counsel, Legal Affairs

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