Ministry of Employment and the Economy: Units and Departments
Corporate steering unit
The Unit is headed by Permanent Secretary Erkki Virtanen
Knowledge Management DepartmentThe Department is headed by Director-General Markku Wallin.
Research and foresight, Heikki Räisänen
Management of services and information administration; Sirpa Alitalo
IT services, Jaakko Jokela eServices, Kari Rintanen Information management, Tiina Tikka
Employment and Entrepreneurship Department
The Department is headed by Director-General Tuija Oivo.
Entrepreneurship development and enterprise support, Heikki Vesa Employment and enterprise services, Jarmo Palm Competencies and quality of working life, Teija Felt Structural unemployment and livelihood, Päivi Kerminen
Integration of immigrants, Kristina Stenman
Labour and Trade Department
The Department is headed by Director-General Pekka Timonen.
Better regulation, Pasi Järvinen Labour law, Tarja Kröger Internal market policy and business law, Antti Riivari Consumer policy and technical regulation, Tomi Lounema Competition policy, Elise Pekkala
Enterprise and Innovation Department
The Department is headed by Director-General Petri Peltonen.
- Enterprise policy, Sakari Immonen
Innovation policy, Petri Lehto Strategic growth branches, Mika Aalto Exports and international investments, Severi Keinälä Guidance and economy, Marjukka Aarnio
The Department is headed by Director-General Riku Huttunen
Energy markets, Petteri Kuuva Energy efficiency and emissions trading, Timo Ritonummi Renewable energy, Päivi Janka Nuclear energy and fuels, Herkko Plit
The Department is headed by Director-General Taina Susiluoto.
Coordination and finance, Mari Anttikoski
- Regional governance and policies, Marja-Riitta Pihlman
Structural change and international cooperation, Tapani Mattila
- Structural fund, Kaisa-Leena Lintilä
Media and Communications Unit, Director of Communications Mervi Liukkonen
Human Resources and Administration Unit, Director of Human Resources Heidi Nummela
auditing, Director of Audit Unit Juha Pekka Niemi