Boards
The Viikki Plant Science Centre (ViPS) has a board, and a panel of local stakeholders and advisors to guide the development of the centre.
ViPS Board

The ViPS board members represent the key research areas of the Viikki Plant Science Centre.

Timo Hytönen (director)

Paula Elomaa
Teemu Hölttä
Saijaliisa Kangasjärvi
Roosa Laitinen
Ari Pekka Mähönen
Alan Schulman
Maija Sierla
Teemu Teeri 

David Israel (student representative)

Karen Sims-Huopaniemi (coordinator)

Local stakeholders & advisors

The local stakeholders and advisors represent the important players in the national life science sector.

Johanna Buchert, Director General, Research
Natural Resources Institute Finland (LuKe)

Martin Forsius, Research Professor
Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE)

Annalea Lohila, Senior Research Scientist
Finnish Meteorological Institute

Raisa Mäkipää, Research Professor
Natural Resources Institute Finland (LuKe)

Outi Manninen, Head of Biotechnology
Boreal Plant Breeding Ltd.

Kirsi-Marja Oksman-Caldentey, Head of Research Area
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland

Mikko Peltonen, Research Director
Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry

Matti Puolimatka, Director
Finnish Food Authority

Laura Raaska, Director
Academy of Finland