Contact information

Henrik Lönnqvist

Henrik Lönnqvist

Manager of Urban Development
Customer Relationships, Networks and International Affairs, Customer Relationships Team
Responsibilities
  • preparation and development of the Association’s urban policy work
  • coordination of the Association’s internal urban policy work
  • production of new urban data
Jaana Viemerö

Jaana Viemerö

Senior Adviser
Healthcare and Social Welfare
+358 9 771 2303, +358 50 359 2023
Responsibilities
  • special services for people with intellectual disabilities
  • disability services
  • social welfare qualifications and education structures
  • international cooperation in social welfare

Jasmin Repo

Senior Adviser
Customer Relationships, Networks and International Affairs, International Affairs Team
+358 50 438 7152
Responsibilities
  • the Association’s EU lobbying
  • development of the Association’s internal EU work
  • communication on EU affairs and development of communications
  • promotion of local government interests in the international arena
Johanna Viita

Johanna Viita

Manager, Regional Administration
Customer Relationships, Networks and International Affairs, Customer Relationships Team
+358 9 771 2521, +358 40 753 0630
Responsibilities
  • promotion of regional interests
  • monthly meetings of regional councils' directors
  • meetings of regional councils' chairpersons
José Valanta

José Valanta

Director of Customer Relations
Customer Relationships, Networks and International Affairs
+358 9 771 2008, +358 50 523 1116
Responsibilities
  • overall responsibility for the preparation of the Association's lobbying work
  • management of the Association’s international work
  • preparation of urban policy
Juha Perovuo

Juha Perovuo

Senior Adviser
Healthcare and Social Welfare
+358 9 771 2066, +358 40 541 3846
Responsibilities
  • The tasks of the Secretariat of the Association of Finnish Local and Regional Authorities that support the AKUSTI forum for cooperation between local and regional authorities in healthcare and social welfare information management.
Jussi Niemi

Jussi Niemi

Municipal Facilities Specialist
Urban Development and Environment
+358 9 771 2115, +358 50 4077 920
Responsibilities
  • Municipally-owned facilities development; guidance for real estate management
Kaisa Mäntynen

Kaisa Mäntynen

Senior Adviser, Environmental Health Care
Urban Development and Environment
+358 9 771 2139, +358 40 703 6475
Responsibilities
  • Advances the interests and development of municipalities and offers them expert services in the area of environmental health care.
  • Maintains and coordinates an interactive email list for environmental health managers in municipalities.
  • Participates in national projects that support local authorities’ work on indoor air quality.