The organisation of the Finnish Transport Agency is composed of four divisions, the Legal Services and Procurement Department, and five functional areas that report directly to the Director General: Communications and Stakeholder Relations, Regional Steering, Finance and Performance Management, and Safety and Security. The divisions are Operations Management, Planning and Projects, Infrastructure Management and Traffic Control and Management. The divisions are organised into departments and units.

The Operations Management Division is responsible for managing the operations and promoting the uniform practices of the Finnish Transport Agency. This division provides services to all agency employees and to some extent to the employees at the Centres for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment (ELY Centres). The task of the division is to support the core operations with questions regarding financial and HR issues, as well as to coordinate the agency's security and preparedness issues. The division is also responsible for managing and developing the FTA's information services, data resources and data administration.

The Planning and Projects Division is responsible for effectively planning and implementing high-quality large investment projects and for developing a number of implementation models and quality assurance methods.

The Infrastructure Management Division is responsible for maintaining transport infrastructure, performing its public authority duties and for steering the area of responsibility Transport and Infrastructure under the ELY Centres. The Finnish Transport Agency determines the level of service based on needs and resources. The Infrastructure Management Division is in charge of matters concerning transport infrastructure and transport technology, infrastructure management property and materials management.

The Traffic Control and Management Division is responsible at all times for traffic services and the operative traffic control in all modes of transport. The Traffic Control and Management Division offers nationwide expert advice on the licensing and procurement of public transport services and on the allocation of state funds for public transport



Management team


  Kari Wihlman, Director General


Mirja Noukka, Division Director, Planning and Projects


 Jukka KarjalainenDivision Director, Infrastructure Management


 Anna Jokela, Director of Communications and Stakeholder Relations


 Jarmo Joutsensaari, Director of Regional Steering

Laura Kuistio, Director of Legal Services and Procurement


 Raimo Tapio, Director of Development


 Jukka Laiho, Director of Finance and Performance Management


 Heikki Hernesmaa, Director of Safety and Security





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