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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 2020

    Chairperson: Pirkko Yliselä, National Land Survey of Finland (deputy Jyrki Puupponen)
    Secretary: Milla Öystilä, The Governing Body of Suomenlinna (deputy Petteri Takkula)
    Vice Chairperson: Katriina Holm, The Foundation of Petäjävesi Old Church (deputy Hanna Hautamäki)

    Hanna-Leena Salminen, City of Rauma (deputy Minna-Liisa Salonsaari)
    Irene Villanen, City of Rauma
    Malin Henriksson, Metsähallitus (deputy Kenth Nedergård)
    Jaana Rannanpää, UPM (deputy Ville Majuri)

    Contact information

    Chairperson
    Pirkko Yliselä
    + 358 40 504 3684
    pirkko.ylisela@maanmittauslaitos.fi

    Secretary
    Laura Heikkilä
    + 358 50 314 1918
    maailmanperinto@gmail.com