The Regional Council
of South Savo

OFFICE OF THE REGIONAL COUNCIL

The Office of the County Governor

Pentti Mäkinen

County Governor
+358 50 500 2584
pentti.makinen(at)esavo.fi

Deputy: Riitta Koskinen, Director, Regional Development

Terhi Venäläinen

Secretary to the County Governor
+358 44 770 0584
terhi.venalainen(at)esavo.fi

Taina Saahko

Communications Manager
+358 40 632 6132
taina.saahko(at)esavo.fi

Aino Salo

Project Coordinator, Regional government, health and social services reform
+358 40 663 2982
aino.salo(at)esavo.fi


Regional Development Unit

Riitta Koskinen

Director, Regional Development
+358 40 540 5903
riitta.koskinen(at)esavo.fi

Deputy: Heli Gynther, Manager, Tourism and Culture

Heli Gynther

Manager, Tourism and Culture
+358 40 773 7285
heli.gynther(at)esavo.fi

Tomi Heimonen

Manager, Business and Innovation
+358 50 522 8587
tomi.heimonen(at)esavo.fi

Hanna Kautiainen

Foresight Specialist
+ 358 44 770 0519
hanna.kautiainen(at)esavo.fi

Anne Kokkonen

Foresight Specialist
+358 44 770 0512
anne.kokkonen(at)esavo.fi

Jaana Kokkonen

Statistics Specialist
+358 44 770 0574
jaana.kokkonen(at)esavo.fi

Jyrki Kuva

Manager, Regional Programmes and Rural Affairs
+358 40 757 6698
jyrki.kuva(at)esavo.fi

Teemu Räihä

Regional Development Manager, Education and Research
+358 44 770 0571
teemu.raiha(at)esavo.fi


 

Outi Leppäkangas

Manager, EU Structural Funds
+358 44 770 0239
outi.leppakangas(at)esavo.fi

Eveliina Pekkanen

Manager, Wellbeing
+358 44 770 0591
eveliina.pekkanen(at)esavo.fi

Taru Tähti

Coordinator, Wellbeing and Cultural Welfare
+358 40 704 3861
taru.tahti(at)esavo.fi

The project is partly financed by the Arts Promotion Centre Finland​. 


Regional Planning Unit

Jarmo Vauhkonen

Director, Regional Planning
+358 40 723 6760
jarmo.vauhkonen(at)esavo.fi

Deputy: Sanna Poutamo, Environmental Manager​

Sanna Poutamo

Environmental Manager
+358 40 724 9618
sanna.poutamo(at)esavo.fi

Sanna Poutamo is a Member of the Saimaa Geopark Board.   

Janne Nulpponen

Manager, Regional Planning
+358 400 977 672
janne.nulpponen(at)esavo.fi

Marko Tanttu

Manager, Traffic and Logistics
+358 44 770 0488
marko.tanttu(at)esavo.fi

Marko Tanttu is responsible for development and assesments; traffic, transport, information networks, energy networks, municipal engineering, and peat extraction.


Administrative Unit

Hanna Makkula

Director, Development and Administration
+358 400 618 489
hanna.makkula(at)esavo.fi

Deputy: Jutta Kiiskinen, Financial Manager

Sami Sipilä

Financial Director, Regional government, health and social services reform
+358 44 770 0577
sami.sipila(at)esavo.fi

Jutta Kiiskinen

Financial Manager
+ 358 44 770 0572
jutta.kiiskinen(at)esavo.fi

Tuomo Laakso

ICT Manager
+358 44 2841 042
tuomo.laakso(at)esavo.fi

Tiina Hämäläinen

HR Specialist
044 770 0490
tiina.hamalainen(at)esavo.fi

Arja Keinänen

Controller
+ 358 44 770 0579
arja.keinanen(at)esavo.fi

Kirsi Kovanen

Attendant, In-house Services
+ 358 44 770 0575
kirsi.kovanen(at)esavo.fi

Marjut Laitinen

Controller
+ 358 44 770 0576
marjut.laitinen(at)esavo.fi

Kirsi-Maaria Piispanen

Controller
+ 358 44 770 0578
kirsi-maaria.piispanen(at)esavo.fi

Raili Repo

Informations Specialist
+ 358 44 770 0518
raili.repo(at)esavo.fi

Tanja Valanta

Secretary, Administration
+358 44 770 0580
tanja.valanta(at)esavo.fi

Contact: Email and Skype For Business/Lync: firstname.lastname@esavo.fi