The Finnish Government appoints the Chairperson and four members representing the Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency, the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of the Interior, and the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health. The General Assembly of the Central Organisation elects seven members to the Board of Directors as well as a personal alternate member for each. 

The Chairperson and other members of Liikenneturva’s Board of Directors are appointed or elected for a term of two calendar years per time. The terms are staggered, with half of the members having their term of office conclude each year.

Board of Directors

Appointed by the Government


Kalle Jokinen, Member of Parliament (2018-2019)

Members and alternate members

Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency:

Heikki Hernesmaa, Safety Director (2018-2019)
Mirja Noukka, Director General (alternate member) (2018-2019) 

Ministry of Education and Culture:

Jukka Lehtinen, Counsellor of Education (2019-2020)
Heli Nederström, Counsellor of Education (alternate member) (2019-2020)

Ministry of the Interior:

Jari Pajunen, Police Inspector (2018-2019)
Seppo Sivula, Police Inspector (alternate member) (2018-2019)

Ministry of Social Affairs and Health:

Hannu Ijäs, Director (2019-2020)
Pirjo Lillsunde, Ministerial Adviser (alternate member) (2019-2020)

Elected by the General Assembly of the Central Organisation

Ulla Niku-Koskinen, Managing Director, The Finnish Motor Insurers' Centre (2018-2019)
Kalle Parkkari, Road Safety Director, The Finnish Motor Insurers' Centre (alternate member) (2018-2019)

Johanna Vilkuna, Transport Adviser, Association of Finnish Local and Regional Authorities (2018-2019)
Hanna Kemppainen, Adviser, Association of Finnish Local and Regional Authorities (alternate member) (2018-2019)

Sakari Kaikkonen, Chairman, Ammattipätevyyskouluttajat ry (2018-2019)
Timo Kima, Chairman, Rahtarit ry (alternate member) (2018-2019)

Jarmo Jokilampi, Chairman, Suomen Autokoululiitto ry. (2018-2019)
Iiro Lehtonen, CEO, Finnish Transport and Logistics SKAL ry (alternate member) (2018-2019)

Jukka Malinen, Chairman, Autokatsastumiesten yhdistys ry (2019-2020)
Harri Pasanen, 2nd Chairman, Transport Workers’ Union AKT (alternate member) (2019-2020)

Jyrki Varjonen, Specialist in Psychiatry, The Finnish Medical Association (2019-2020)
Alpo Vuorio, Specialist in Occupational health care, The Finnish Medical Association (alternate member) (2019-2020)

Pekka Rissa, Managing Director, Finnish Central Organisation for Motor Trades and Repairs (2019-2020)
Pasi Perhoniemi, Executive Manager, The Association of Automotive Technical Societies in Finland (alternate member) (2019-2020)

Management Group


Anna-Liisa Tarvainen, Managing Director


Anteroinen, Pasi, Organisation Manager
Hara, Kaisa, Communications Manager
Karvonen, Eini, Contact Manager (personnel representative)
Kinisjärvi, Rainer, Regional Mananger
Lintamo, Heli, Contact Manager (personnel representative, alternate member)
Reinikainen, Visa, Administration Manager
Tuomikoski, Satu, Education Manager
Valtonen, Juha, Research Manager

Secretary Sini Aarnio-Kurki