NAOF's Advisory Board

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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 1 May 2019 to 30 April 2021

 

  • Member of Parliament Juhana Vartiainen, National Coalition Party Parliamentary Group, Chairman of the Advisory Board

  • Member of Parliament Päivi Räsänen, Christian Democratic Parliamentary Group, 1st  Vice Chairman of the Advisory Board

  • Member of Parliament Outi Alanko-Kahiluoto, Green Parliamentary Group

  • Member of Parliament Katja Hänninen, Left Alliance Parliamentary Group

  • Member of Parliament Esko Kiviranta, Centre Party Parliamentary Group

  • Secretary General Karoliina Kähönen, Liike Nyt Movement’s Parliamentary Group

  • Member of Parliament Aki Linden, Social Democratic Parliamentary Group

  • Member of Parliament Mikko Ollikainen, Swedish Parliamentary Group

  • Member of Parliament Ano Turtiainen, Finns Party Parliamentary Group

  • Director General Timo Laitinen, State Treasury

  • Permanent Secretary Anita Lehikoinen, Ministry of Education and Culture

  • Permanent Secretary Kirsi Varhila, Ministry of Social Affairs and Health (as from 1 October)

  • Director General Seppo Määttä, Prime Minister’s Office

  • Director General Anni Huhtala, VATT Institute for Economic Research

  • Managing Director Aki Kangasharju, ETLA

  • Permanent State Under-Secretary Päivi Nerg, Ministry of Finance

  • Deputy Government Controller-General Esko Mustonen, Ministry of Finance

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

  • Auditor General Tytti Yli-Viikari, National Audit Office of Finland, 2nd Vice Chairman of the Advisory Board

  • Principal Performance Auditor Sami Vuorinen, National Audit Office of Finland, personnel representative

Permanent Experts

  • Committee Counsel Nora Grönholm, Parliament

  • Senior Expert Mikko Annala, Demos Helsinki

  • Planning Director Jenni Leppälahti, National Audit Office of Finland

Senior Auditor Suvi Kärki of the National Audit Office of Finland serves as the Secretary of the Advisory Board.