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Petteri Tiippana appointed Director General of the Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority

Ministry of Social Affairs and Health 15.11.2018 14.03
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On Thursday 15 November, the Finnish Government appointed Petteri Tiippana as Director General of the Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority (STUK) starting 1 February 2019.

The appointment is for a fixed period until 31 January 2024.

Tiippana has served as Director General of the Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority since autumn 2013. Prior to this, he served as Director of the Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority and as Head of the Department of Nuclear Reactor Regulation since 2009. He has held various other supervisory and expert positions at the Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority since 1997. Tiippana holds the degree of Master of Science in Technology.

The Director General is in charge of the operations of the Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority and ensures that the Authority’s tasks are carried out economically, effectively and successfully.

The Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority (STUK) is a government authority operating under the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health that monitors radiation and nuclear safety in Finland. The mission of the Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority, Finland (STUK) is to protect people, society, the environment and future generations from the harmful effects of radiation.

A total of 4 candidates applied for the post.

Inquiries

Päivi Sillanaukee, Permanent Secretary, tel. +358 2951 63356, firstname.lastname@stm.fi