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 50 386 3339

Members:
Harri Christensen, Elo Mutual Pension Insurance Company
Ismo Heinström, Finnish Pension Funds
Tuula Kallio, Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company
Sonja Lilius, Farmers’ Social Insurance Institution Mela
Leevi Sandberg, Seafarer’s Pension Fund
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: Senior Specialist Janne Pelkonen, janne.pelkonen(at)tela.fi, tel. +358 50 559 5894

Members:
Otso Ervasti, Finnish Pension Funds
Maija Haanpää, Ilmarinen

Liisamari Krüger. Elo Mutual Pension Insurance Company
Mikael Ojala, Seafarer’s Pension Fund
Marjo Parkkila-Harju, Kela
Jan Schugk, Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company
Saija Turtiainen, 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 40 554 6659

Members:
Markku Aalto, Finnish Pension Funds
Liina Aulin, Ilmarinen
Minna Gardemeister, Farmers’ Social Insurance Institution Mela
Reija Hyvärinen, Keva
Marina Paulaharju, Seafarer’s Pension Fund
Hanna Saira, Elo Mutual Pension Insurance Company
Katri Viippola, Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company
Jessica Ålgars, Veritas Pension Insurance

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 Hanna Mäkinen, hanna.makinen(at)tela.fi, tel. +358 50 598 6719
For Calculation Criteria Section Director Minna Lehmuskero, minna.lehmuskero(at)tela.fi, tel. +358 400 864 991

Members of the Advisory Committee for Calculation Criteria Affairs:
Barbara D’Ambrogi-Ola, Ilmarinen
Mikko Karpoja, Elo Mutual Pension Insurance Company
Kimmo Karppinen, Seafarer’s Pension Fund
Kalervo Koistinen, Pension Funds
Piia Laaksonen, Pension Funds
Pasi Mustonen, Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company
Allan Paldanius, Keva
Teppo Rakkolainen, Veritas Pension Insurance

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

Members of the TELA Calculation Criteria Section:
Barbara D’Ambrogi-Ola, Ilmarinen
Mikko Karpoja, Elo Mutual Pension Insurance Company
Pasi Mustonen,
Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company
Teppo Rakkolainen, Veritas Pension Insurance

Secretary of the TELA Calculation Criteria Section:
Tanja Toivanen, Ilmarinen

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

Joint Services Steering Group

The Group discusses joint IT projects in the field from a business perspective as well as other issues associated with the implementation of pension insurance. Given the social insurance nature of the sector, these are joint issues.

Contact person: Manager, Development Mikael Kulikoff, mikael.kulikoff(at)tela.fi, tel. +358 40 722 1270

Members:
Antti Huhtamäki, Farmers’ Social Insurance Institution Mela
Kimmo Karppinen, Seafarer’s Pension Fund
Antti Kulonen, Bank of Finland (Mandatum Life)
Tiina Laine, Veritas Pension Insurance
Juha Lanne, Finnish Centre for Pensions
Pertti Männistö, Keva
Tiina Nurmi, Ilmarinen
Katri Raatikainen, Finnish Centre for Pensions
Jyrki Rasi, Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company
Jouni Seppänen, Elo Mutual Pension Insurance Company
Petri Suhonen, Finnish Pension Funds (Porasto)

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