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Home NATIONALKirsi Karlamaa made FICORA DG
Fri, 23 Oct, 2015 12:25:26 AM
FTimes Report, Oct 23

The government on Thursday appointed Kirsi Karlamaa as the Director General of the Finnish Communications Regulatory Authority (FICORA) for the next five years.

Her term of office will begin on 1 January, 2016 and last until 31 December, 2020, said an official press release.

Karlamaa has served in management roles at FICORA and as its Deputy Director General for the last 10 years.

Most recently, she acted as Director of the National Cyber Security Centre Finland (NCSC-FI) at FICORA and before that as Director of Security Division and Director of Radio Frequencies.

Karlamaa has worked for FICORA since 2000.

The position of Director General was reopened as Asta Sihvonen-Punkka, who started her new term as Director General in the beginning of October, informed that as of 2016 she will transfer to Fingrid.

FICORA operates under the Ministry of Transport and Communications. Its duty is to monitor and promote the Finnish communications markets and services.

It also ensures that the communications connections in Finland are versatile, well-functioning and secure. FICORA employs around 240 people.

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