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: Leading Legal Counsel Outi Aalto, outi.aalto(at)tela.fi, tel. +358 50 541 6410

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
Jussi-Pekka Rantanen, Keva
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: Manager, Public Advocacy 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
Tuula Metsä, Keva
Mikael Ojala, Seafarer’s Pension Fund
Marjo Parkkila-Harju, Kela
Jan Schugk, Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company

Advisory Committee for Communications Affairs

Serves as the cooperation forum for communicators in the earnings-related pension sector and coordinates 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
Suvi Asikainen, Veritas Pension Insurance
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

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. Among other things, the Calculation Criteria Section maintains and develops the joint calculation criteria applied to pension contributions and actuarial principles by pension insurance companies within the cooperation defined by law.

Contact person for both: Mathematician Hanna Mäkinen, hanna.makinen(at)tela.fi, tel. +358 50 598 6719

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
Piia Laaksonen, Pension Funds
Pasi Mustonen, Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company
Lauri Ojala, Pension Funds
Allan Paldanius, Keva
Teppo Rakkolainen, Veritas Pension Insurance

Permanent experts:
Jaakko Aho, Finnish Centre for Pensions
Minna Lehmuskero, Ministry of Social Affairs and Health
Pirjo Moilanen,
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
Minna Lehmuskero, Ministry of Social Affairs and Health
Hanna Mäkinen, 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:
Sari Alanko, Eläketurvakeskus
Nina Bruun, Ilmarinen
Antti Huhtamäki, Farmers’ Social Insurance Institution Mela
Tiina Kurki, Varma
Tiina Laine, Veritas Pension Insurance
Pertti Männistö, Keva
Marina Paulaharju, Seafarer’s Pension Fund
Katri Raatikainen, Finnish Centre for Pensions
Jouni Seppänen, Elo Mutual Pension Insurance Company
Petri Suhonen, Finnish Pension Funds (Porasto)

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