Advisory Board

The National Audit Office has a statutory Advisory Board to which representatives of key partners and experts on financial administration and fiscal matters are invited. The members of the board also include the Auditor General and a staff member of the National Audit Office elected by the NAOF personnel as their representative.

The task of the Advisory Board is to maintain and strengthen the contacts between the National Audit Office and its partners, to present initiatives aimed at developing audit work and to monitor the effectiveness and service capacity of the audit organisation from the perspective of its partners.

The Advisory Board is appointed for a maximum term of three years.

Composition of the Advisory Board from  1 May 2017 to April 2019

Member of Parliament Eero Heinäluoma

Member of Parliament Krista Mikkonen

Member of Parliament Päivi Räsänen

Member of Parliament Kaj Turunen

Member of Parliament Tapani Tölli

Member of Parliament Kari Uotila

Member of Parliament Juhana Vartiainen

Doctor of Philosophy Lauri Heikkilä

Permanent Secretary Jari Gustafsson, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment

Permanent Secretary Anita Lehikoinen, Ministry of Education and Culture

Director General Timo Laitinen, State Treasury

Auditor General Tytti Yli-Viikari, National Audit Office of Finland

Director General Anni Huhtala, VATT Institute for Economic Research

Deputy Managing Director Timo Reina, Association of Finnish Local and Regional Authorities

Director General of the Budget Department Hannu Mäkinen, Ministry of Finance

Research Director Mika Maliranta, ETLA

Deputy Government Controller-General Esko Mustonen, Ministry of Finance

Director for Performance Audit Teemu Kalijärvi, Employee Representative, National Audit Office of Finland 

Permanent Experts

Head of Customer Relations Nina Alatalo, National Audit Office

Nora Grönholm, Committee Counsel, Audit Committee, Parliament
Sini Salmi, Auditor, Secretary of the Advisory Board 

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