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  • Association of World Heritage Sites in Finland

    The Association of World Heritage Sites in Finland was established in 2016 in Vaasa. The purpose of the association is to develop and increase the cooperation between and influence of World Heritage Sites and to improve the sites’ skills and resources. The association promotes the implementation of the international World Heritage Convention and represents the World Heritage Sites in Finland on a national, Nordic and international level.

    The activities of the association are financed through membership fees and various subsidies.

    Board of Directors 2019

    Chairperson: Hanna-Leena Salminen, City of Rauma (deputy Minna-Liisa Salonsaari)
    Secretary: Milla Öystilä, The Governing Body of Suomenlinna (deputy Petteri Takkula)
    Vice Chairperson: Katriina Holm, The Foundation of Petäjävesi Old Church (deputy Hanna Hautamäki)

    Pirkko Yliselä, National Land Survey of Finland (deputy Jyrki Puupponen)
    Jussi Telaranta, City of Rauma (deputy Irene Villanen)
    Malin Henriksson, Metsähallitus (deputy Kenth Nedergård)
    Jaana Rannanpää, UPM (deputy Ville Majuri)

    Contact information

    Chairperson
    Hanna-Leena Salminen
    + 358 44 334 3525
    hanna-leena.salminen@rauma.fi

    Secretary
    Millä Öystilä
    + 358 295 338 372
    milla.oystila@suomenlinna.fi