Advisory Board

The Advisory Board aims to advance the cooperation between the NAOF and its stakeholder groups and monitors the efficiency of the auditing operations and service capacity of the NAOF from the perspective of various partners.

The Advisory Board is composed of representatives of key partners and experts on financial administration and fiscal matters. The members also include the Auditor General and a staff member of the National Audit Office elected by the NAOF personnel as their representative.

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

Composition of the Advisory Board from 2023 to 2025

  • Director General Mikael Collan, VATT Institute for Economic Research

  • Member of Parliament Hanna Holopainen

  • Parliamentary Group Assistant Iina Ilmarinen

  • Senior Economist, Arto Kokkinen, National Audit Office of Finland

  • Member of Parliament Jari Koskela

  • Member of Parliament Minja Koskela

  • Head of Unit Taina Kulmala, Prime Minister’s Office

  • Government Controller-General Jaana Kuusisto, Ministry of Finance

  • CEO Markus Lahtinen, Pellervo Economic Research

  • Director General Timo Laitinen, State Treasury

  • Permanent Secretary Anita Lehikoinen, Ministry of Education and Culture

  • Director Sanna Lehtonen, Association of Finnish Local and Regional Authorities

  • Permanent Secretary Juha Majanen, Ministry of Finance

  • Member of Parliament Timo Mehtälä

  • Member of Parliament Johanna Ojala-Niemelä

  • Member of Parliament Mikko Ollikainen

  • Member of Parliament Päivi Räsänen

  • Member of Parliament Pekka Toveri

  • Director Kirsi Varhila, Wellbeing Services County of Satakunta

  • Auditor General Sami Yläoutinen, National Audit Office of Finland

Permanent Experts

  • Committee Counsel Heidi Silvennoinen

  • Chair Niku Määttänen

Senior Auditor Samu Kälkäjä of the National Audit Office of Finland serves as the Secretary of the Advisory Board.