VATT Management Team and Advisory Board 

VATT Management Team

The team meets monthly and supports the Director General in managing and developing VATT.

It deals with all matters of key importance for our activities.

Management Team:

Mikael Collan, Director General, Chair
Essi Eerola, Research Director
Ilpo Kauppinen, Senior Researcher, staff representative, Tanja Saxell, Senior Researcher, substitute delegate
Markku Kivioja, Director of Finance and Administration
Marjo Nygren, Finance Manager
Ville Pernaa, Head of Communications

Extended Management Team:

Mikael Collan, Director General, Chair
Essi Eerola, Research Director
Ilpo Kauppinen, Senior Researcher, staff representative, Tanja Saxell, Senior Researcher, substitute delegate
Markku Kivioja, Director of Finance and Administration
Marjo Nygren, Finance Manager
Ville Pernaa, Head of Communications
Seppo Kari, Research Leader, Chief Researcher
Marita Laukkanen, Research Leader, Chief Researcher
Teemu Lyytikäinen, Research Leader, Chief Researcher
Tuomas Matikka, Research Leader, Chief Researcher
Tuomas Pekkarinen, Research Leader, Research Professor

 

VATT Advisory Board

VATT Advisory Board 2022-2024:

Professor Otto Toivanen, Aalto University (Chairman of the Advisory Board)
Professor Panu Poutvaara, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Leiter des ifoZentrums für Internationalen Institutionenvergleich und Migrationsforschung
Professor of Practice Ritva Reinikka, Aalto University and HGSE
Managing Director Suvi-Anne Siimes, The Finnish Pension Alliance TELA
Director General Markus Sovala, Statistics Finland
Director General Mika Niemelä, Ministry of Finance

Director General Mikael Collan and VATT’s personnel representative, Researcher Ilpo kauppinen also sit on the Advisory Board. Chief Researcher Kari Hämäläinen is the secretary.