Mr Jari Leppä has been the Minister of Agriculture and Forestry of Finland since May 2017. In his office he is assisted by State Secretary and Special Advisors.

Ministers secretary
Tiina Sahlberg-Kelly, tel. +358 295 16 2242,
E-mail: forename.surname(at).govfi [tiina.sahlberg-kelly]

State Secretary

State Secretary assist ministers in political steering and planning. In line with the ministers' instructions, they also assist and represent the ministers in the drafting of policy outlines, conduct of inter-ministerial coordination, harmonising of policy positions, implementation of the Government Programme in the ministry's administrative branch, and the handling of EU and other international duties. 

State Secretaries of the Minister of Agriculture and Forestry are Anni-Mari Vimpari and Jukka Ihanus.

Special Advisers

Special advisers serve as political assistants to the respective ministers.

Satu Haapaniemi
Special Adviser Satu Haapaniemi
tel. +358 50 516 2868
email: forename.surname(at) [satu.haapaniemi]
Annukka Kimmo
Special Adviser Annukka Kimmo
tel. +358 50 516 2868
email: forename.surname(at) [annukka.kimmo]
Erityisavustaja Teppo Säkkinen
Special Adviser Teppo Säkkinen
tel. +358 50 516 2868
email: forename.surname(at) [teppo.sakkinen]

Secretaries to the Special Advisers

Secretary to the Special Adviser Teppo Säkkinen and Special Adviser Annukka Kimmo:  
Tuula Hedlund, tel. +358 295 16 2371
e-mail: forename.surname(at) [tuula.hedlund]

Secretary to the Special Adviser Satu Haapaniemi:
Tuire Jansson-Patiño, tel. +358 295 16 2355
e-mail: forename.surname(at) [tuire.jansson-patino]