Steering Group

Last updated 12.9.2023

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 2020-2023

Professor Ulla-Maija Forsberg (University of Helsinki / Federation of Finnish Learned Societies)

Vice President Taina Pihlajaniemi (University of Oulu / Universities Finland UNIFI)
Professor Paula Eerola (University of Helsinki / Natural Sciences)
Counsellor of Education Jukka Haapamäki (Ministry of Education and Culture)
Professor Heikki Hiilamo (University of Helsinki / Social Sciences)
Director of Services Kristiina Hormia-Poutanen (The National Library of Finland)
Professor Satu Lahti (University of Turku / Medical and Health Sciences)
Library Director Riitta Lähdemäki (Council for Finnish University Libraries)
Vice President Riitta Maijala (Academy of Finland)
Professor Anne Mäntynen (University of Helsinki / Humanities)
Emeritus Professor Risto Nieminen (Aalto University / Engineering and Technology)
Development Manager Hanna-Mari Puuska (CSC – IT Centre for Science)

Secretary General Janne Pölönen (Federation of Finnish Learned Societies)
Senior Specialist Elina Pylvänäinen (Federation of Finnish Learned Societies)
Executive Director Lea Ryynänen-Karjalainen (Federation of Finnish Learned Societies)
Adviser, Science and RDI Policy Saara Harjula (Universities Finland UNIFI)
Information Specialist Anna-Kaarina Linna (Federation of Finnish Learned Societies)