Organization and Management

General Meeting

The highest body of NIIS is the General Meeting of its Members. The Members of NIIS are the Ministry of Finance on behalf of the Republic of Finland and the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communication on behalf of the Republic of Estonia.

Representatives of the Members:

Anna-Maija Karjalainen, Director General, Public Sector ICT, Ministry of Finance, Finland

Siim Sikkut, Deputy Secretary General for Communications and State Information Systems, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications, Estonia

Management Board

NIIS is managed and represented by the Management Board. The Management Board is elected for three years and may have one to three members. The members of NIIS have agreed that the Management Board shall comprise a single member who shall act as the Chief Executive Officer of the Institute. The CEO is in charge of the day-to-day management of the Institute as referred to in subsection 26(1) of the Non-profit Associations Act.

Chief Executive Officer

Ville Sirviö (+372 7130 801, ville.sirvio@niis.org)

Advisory Group

The Advisory Group is formed for the purpose of supporting the Chief Executive Officer and relaying information and instruction between the operative level and the General Meeting. For clarity, the Advisory Group is not a formal organ of the Institute and has no decision-making power on its own.

Advisory Group Members

Andrus Kaarelson, Director of Information System, Information System Authority (RIA), Estonia

Miia Mänd, Head of Department of IT Policy, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications, Estonia

Mikko Pitkänen, Development Manager, Population Register Centre (VRK), Finland

Katja Väänänen, ‎Senior Specialist, Public Sector ICT, Ministry of Finance, Finland