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Suomalainen Tiedeakatemia | Finnish Academy of Science and Letters | Academia Scientiarum Fennica

Board of the Academy

Board of the Academy 1.1.-31.12.2021

Anna Mauranen

Anna Mauranen


Professor of English Philology, University of Helsinki

anna.mauranen (at) | +358 50 4687 426

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Kimmo Kaski

Kimmo Kaski

Vice president

Professor emer. of computational science, Aalto University

kimmo.kaski (at)

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Pekka Ilmakunnas

Pekka Ilmakunnas


Professor emeritus of Economics, Aalto University

pekka.ilmakunnas (at) | +358 40 581 5390

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Tuula Linna

Tuula Linna

Secretary of the section of the humanities

Professor of procedural law, University of Helsinki

tuula.linna (at) | +358 50 3119 350

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Juha Kinnunen

Juha Kinnunen

Sectretary of the section of science

Professor of mathematics, Aalto University

juha.k.kinnunen (at) | +358 50 430 5757

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Johanna Mappes

Johanna Mappes


Academy Professor; Professor of Evolutionary Ecology, University of Jyväskylä

johanna.r.mappes (at) | +358 40 5372 263

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Jari Ojala

Jari Ojala


Professor of Comparative Business History, University of Jyväskylä

jari.ojala (at) | +358 40 0247 387

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Heta Pyrhönen

Hera Pyrhönen


Professor of Comparative Literature, University of Helsinki

heta.pyrhonen (at) | +358 50 3185 305

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Jukka Westermarck


Professor of Cancer Biology, University of Turku; Research Director, Turku Bioscience Centre

jukka.westermarck (at) | +358 40 7423 007

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hallitus2020The Board of the Finnish Academy of Science and Letters 2020

Finnish Academy of Science and Letters
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Secretary General
Pekka Aula
+358-40-7030 952
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Administrative Manager
Leila Sarajärvi
+358-50-4620 890
leila.sarajarvi (at)

Science Communicator
Klaus Elfving
+358 50 5876 527
klaus.elfving (at)

Administrative Assistant
Nina Rapelo
+358-50-4620 889 
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Administrative Secretary
Suvi Salmi (study leave from 1 October)
+358-50-5128 830
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Administrative Secretary
Emilia Lähde (from 6 September 2021)
+358-50-5128 830
emilia.lahde (at)

Academy Secretary, Sofi (Science Advice Initiative of Finland)
Jaakko Kuosmanen
+358-40-0601 716
jaakko.kuosmanen (at)

Science Communicator, Sofi (Science Advisory Initiative of Finland)
Nanna Särkkä
+358-50-5208 366
nanna.sarkka (at)