Steering Group

Last updated 26.4.2024

The Steering Group draws the outlines regarding the continual maintenance, development and evaluation criteria of Publication Forum, informing the background communities about the classification and appointing new Panellists at the end of the mandates of former Panels.

The Steering Group is composed of experts representing the academic disciplines as well as The National Library of Finland, Ministry of Education and Culture, Academy of Finland, Council for Finnish University Libraries, CSC – IT Centre for Science, Universities Finland UNIFI and Federation of Finnish Learned Societies (TSV). The Publication Forum Secretariat is responsible for the preparation and coordination of the Steering Group work.

The Steering Group is appointed by the TSV Board for a four-year mandate at a time.

Steering Group for period 2024-2027

Professor Petri Karonen (University of Jyväskylä / Federation of Finnish Learned Societies)

Professor Ilkka Arminen (Social Sciences/University of Helsinki)
Counsellor of Education Jukka Haapamäki (Ministry of Education and Culture)
Professor Katja Joronen (Medical and Health Sciences/University of Turku)
Library Director Riitta Lähdemäki (FUN Finnish University Libraries' Network)
Vice President Riitta Maijala (Research Council of Finland)
Professor Kaisa Miettinen (Natural Sciences/University of Jyväskylä)
Professor Anne Mäntynen (Humanities/University of Helsinki)
Development Manager Joonas Nikkanen (CSC – IT Centre for Science)
Professor Heli Peltola (Agricultural Sciences/University of Eastern Finland)
Vice Rector Taina Pihlajaniemi (Universities Finland UNIFI)
Professor Juha Vaara (Natural Sciences/University of Oulu)

Information Specialist Timo Vilén (National Library of Finland)

Information Specialist Anna-Kaarina Linna (Federation of Finnish Learned Societies)
Senior Specialist Elina Pylvänäinen (Federation of Finnish Learned Societies)

Secretary General Janne Pölönen (Federation of Finnish Learned Societies)
Executive Director Lea Ryynänen-Karjalainen (Federation of Finnish Learned Societies)