The advisory committees are composed of representatives of our members. Their task is to support the formulation of TELA’s positions and the expertise of our office. Each advisory committee has a designated contact person in our office.

Advisory Committee for Legal Affairs

Operates as the backbone for the formulation of our positions and as the group issuing opinions.

Contact person: Director Nikolas Elomaa, nikolas.elomaa(at)tela.fi, tel. +358 10 680 6720

Members:
Harri Christensen, Elo Mutual Pension Insurance Company
Ismo Heinström, Finnish Pension Funds
Ove Herrlin, Seafarer’s Pension Fund
Karoliina Kiuru, Keva
Eija Korpi, Farmers’ Social Insurance Institution Mela
Heikki Kotila, Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company
Ulla Malinen, Etera
Leena Siirala, Ilmarinen
Piia Vuoti, Veritas Pension Insurance

Work Ability and Rehabilitation Affairs

Participates in the formulation of our positions on work ability and rehabilitation issues.

Contact person: Manager, Public Affairs Elina Laavi, elina.laavi(at)tela.fi, tel. +358 10 680 6711

Members:
Ilona Autti-Rämö, Kela
Otso Ervasti, Finnish Pension Funds
Maarit Gockel, Elo Mutual Pension Insurance Company
Maija Haanpää, Etera
Kirsi Karvala, Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company
Seppo Kettunen, Ilmarinen
Jukka Kivekäs,
Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company
Tapio Ropponen, Keva

Advisory Committee for Communications Affairs

Serves as the cooperation forum for communicators in the earnings-related pension sector and develops communications in the sector.

Contact person: Communications Director Minna Sirkka, minna.sirkka(at)tela.fi, tel. +358 10 680 6701

Members:
Markku Aalto, Finnish Pension Funds
Minna Gardemeister, Farmers’ Social Insurance Institution Mela
Katja Hautoniemi, Veritas Pension Insurance
Reija Hyvärinen, Keva
Annukka Lalu, Etera
Marina Paulaharju, Seafarer’s Pension Fund
Hanna Saira, Elo Mutual Pension Insurance Company
Päivi Sihvola, Ilmarinen
Katri Viippola, Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company

Advisory Committee for Calculation Criteria Affairs and the separate and independent TELA Calculation Criteria Section

The advisory committee participates in the formulation of our positions concerning actuarial issues. The Calculation Criteria Section consists of actuaries working for our corporate members. In cooperation defined by law, the section prepares the joint calculation criteria application submitted by pension insurance companies.

Contact person:
For Advisory Committee Mathematician Seija Lehtonen, seija.lehtonen(at)tela.fi, tel. +358 10 680 6726
For Calculation Criteria Section Director Minna Lehmuskero, minna.lehmuskero(at)tela.fi, tel. +358 10 680 6718

Members of the Advisory Committee for Calculation Criteria Affairs:
Mikko Karpoja, Elo Mutual Pension Insurance Company
Kimmo Karppinen, Seafarer’s Pension Fund
Kalervo Koistinen, Pension Funds
Piia Laaksonen, Pension Funds
Hillevi Mannonen, Ilmarinen
Pasi Mustonen, Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company
Timo Mäkelä, Etera
Allan Paldanius, Keva
Teppo Rakkolainen, Veritas Pension Insurance ja Pensions-Alandia

Permanent experts:
Jaakko Aho, Finnish Centre for Pensions
Pirjo Moilanen, Ministry of Social Affairs and Health
Tarja Taipalus,
Ministry of Social Affairs and Health

Members of the TELA Calculation Criteria Section:
Mikko Karpoja, Elo Mutual Pension Insurance Company
Hillevi Mannonen, Ilmarinen
Pasi Mustonen,
Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company
Timo Mäkelä, Etera
Teppo Rakkolainen, Veritas Pension Insurance ja Pensions-Alandia

Secretary of the TELA Calculation Criteria Section:
Marko Lehtovirta, Varma

Experts:
Jaakko Aho, Finnish Centre for Pensions
Tarja Taipalus, Ministry of Social Affairs and Health
Minna Lehmuskero, Tela

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