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Supervisory Board

The Supervisory Board is responsible for the supervision of the administration of the Finnish National Opera Foundation, the adoption of the report of the Board and the financial statements, and public relations.

Standing members

Members appointed by the Ministry of Education and Culture

Pertti Salolainen, Minister

Pasi Kivisaari, Member of Parliament

Antton Rönnholm, Party secretary

Kimmo Kivelä, Provost

Sakari Puisto, Member of Parliament

Outi Alanko-Kahiluoto, Member of Parliament

Veronika Honkasalo, Member of Parliament

Mats Löfström, Member of Parliament

Members appointed by Espoo City

Inka Hopsu, Member of Parliament

Markku Sistonen, City Board Deputy Chairman

Members appointed by Helsinki City

Jan Vapaavuori, Mayor

Sara Paavolainen, Actress

Member appointed by Kauniainen City

Tiina Rintamäki-Ovaska, Vice-judge

Members appointed by Vantaa City

First Vice Chair of the City Council Säde Tahvanainen

Anitta Orpana, Lecturer

Members appointed by the Supervisory Board

Risto Murto, CEO

Erkki Liikanen, MSSc

Members appointed by staff

Ville Mäki, Dancer

Pasi Eskelinen, Opera Prompter

Anu Varjonen, Customer Service Officer

Anita Prusila, General Counsel, secretary to the Supervisory Board