The Sustainable Lahti foundation - Lahti

The Sustainable Lahti foundation

The Sustainable Lahti foundation is established to implement the LAHTI – European Green Capital 2021 (EGC) year. The foundation is responsible for the planning, operation and finances of the project and brings together the key partners of the EGC year.

Members of the Board:

Erkki Liikanen, Chairperson
Former Governor of the Bank of Finland and former EU Commissioner

Laura Leppänen, Vice Chairperson
Mayor, City of Naantali. Former Region Mayor at Regional Council of Päijät-Häme, City of Lahti

Simo Santapukki,
Managing Director, City of Lahti

Pekka Komu,
City Board member, City of Lahti

Jussi Eerikäinen,
Managing Director, Häme Chamber of Commerce

Rinna Ikola-Norrbacka,
Mayor, Municipality of Asikkala

Mari Pantsar,
Director in charge of carbon-neutral circular economy, Sitra, Finnish Innovation Fund

Hannele Pokka,
Permanent Secretary, Finnish Ministry of the Environment

José Valanta,
Director of Customer Relations, Association of Finnish Local and Regional Authorities

The three deputy members of the Board are:

Jari Parkkonen,
Mayor, City of Heinola

Kirsi Järvinen
The Municipality of Hollola

Osmo Pieski,
Mayor, City of Orimattila

The secretary of the board: Anu Mäkelä