The LUMA Centre Finland network has a board that
- takes care of the network’s operating preconditions,
- approves the network’s common strategy,
- approves the annual plan and budget of the network,
- steers and supports the work of the director as well as
- approves the annual report of the network.
Each partner university has appointed its representative and vice representative to the board.
Members and their vice members
|Partner University||Representative||Vice Representative|
|Aalto University Foundation||Professor, Dr.
|Lappeenranta–Lahti University of Technology LUT||Senior Instructor, Dr.
|Postdoctoral researcher, Dr.
|Tampere University Foundation||Professor
|University of Eastern Finland||University lecturer, Dr.
|University of Helsinki||Professor, Dr.
|University of Jyväskylä||Docent, Dr.
|University of Lapland||University lecturer, Dr.
|University of Oulu||Professor, Dr.
|University of Turku||Director, Dr.
|University of Vaasa||Project Manager, Dr.
|Åbo Akademi University||Professor, Dr.
The board has elected a chairman (Jan Lundell) and vice chairman (Mervi Asikainen) from among its representatives.
In addition, the board has decided to invite to its meetings, as expert representatives with the permanent right to attend and speak:
|LUMA Centre of Central Ostrobothnia||Professor, Dr.
|LUMA Centre Päijänne Tavastia||University Lecturer, Dr.
|University lecturer, Dr.
Furthermore, the board has decided that other specialists may be called upon to attend meetings of the board for specific matters. In the event that a nominated representative or vice representative of the university are prevented from attending, the university may be represented by another expert.
The director handles the operational management of the network under the annual plan and prepares the decisions for the board.
The university, where the director of the network is appointed, is responsible for the management and coordination of the network.
The Rector of the University of Helsinki appoints the director for a three-year term, after consulting the partner universities. During the term January 1, 2020 – December 31, 2022 the director is Professor, Dr. Maija Aksela from the University of Helsinki.