Advisory boards

Scientific Advisory board

Prof. Carol Jagger, Newcastle University Institute for Ageing (NUIA), UK

Director Giovanni Lamura, National Institute of Health and Science on Ageing (INRCA), Italy

Prof. Britt Östlund, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden

Prof. Sarianna Sipilä, University of Jyväskylä

Dean, Docent Juha Teperi, University of Tampere

Prof. Petri Ylikoski, University of Helsinki

Specialist Helena Holopainen, University of Helsinki


International Academic Advisory Group


National Stakeholder Board

  • Ministerial Adviser Satu Karppanen from the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health
  • General Secretary Ritva Halila from the National Advisory Board on Social Welfare and Health Care Ethics (ETENE)
  • Chair Silja Paavola from the Finnish Union of Practical Nurses (SUPER)
  • Director Risto Kortelainen from the Municipal Health and Social Care Consortium of Southern Savonia (ESSOTE)
  • Academy Research Fellow Dr. Mulki Al'Sharmani from the University of Helsinki
  • Dr. Raija Leinonen from the Finnish Federation of Foster Care Associations
  • CEO Kimmo Rönkä from Rönkä Consulting Oy
  • Director Sirpa Rautio from the Human Rights Centre of the Parliament of Finland
  • Director Sari Tervonen from the Carers Finland (Omaishoitajaliitto)