Jaana Husu-Kallio to continue as Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry
On Thursday 19 April 2018, the Government appointed Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Jaana Husu-Kallio as the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry for the period 1 February 2019 to 31 January 2024. Husu-Kallio has been the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry since 2012.
The appointment to the position for the next period was made well in advance due to the major projects under way or getting started in the years to come in the administrative branch of the Ministry and in central government in issues governed by the Ministry, where the Permanent Secretary has a key role in the preparation and coordination and in directing their implementation.
The task of the Permanent Secretary is to direct, develop and supervise the activities of the Ministry and its administrative branch. The Permanent Secretary is appointed for a fixed term of no more than five years.
Inquiries at the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry:
Eeva Pystynen, Director of Administration, tel. +358 295 16 2357