Sector Managers work as the national experts of their own sector. The Centres for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment (the ELY Centres) have also regional experts on business project funding, development and advice, among others.

Food industry

Leena HyryläLeena Hyrylä

Sector Manager

Southeast Finland ELY Centre
Valtion virastotalo, Villimiehenkatu 2 B
53100 Lappeenranta
tel. +358 295 029 047

Mining industry

Heino VasaraHeino Vasara

Sector Manager

Lapland ELY Centre
Hallituskatu 3 B
96100 Rovaniemi
tel. +358 295 039 689

Healthcare and social services

Terhi TevameriTerhi Tevameri

Development Expert for the social, health and well-being sector  

KEHA Center
tel. +358 50 464 8485



Outi Kaihola

Sector Manager

South Savo ELY Centre
Jääkärinkatu 14
50100 Mikkeli
tel. +358 295 024 047

Business sector services cooperation and contractual matters

Katri Lehtonen Katri Lehtonen

Development Director

Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment
Innovations and Enterprise Financing
Aleksanterinkatu 10
00170 Helsinki
tel. +358 295 064 926