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Liisa Räsänen appointed Director General of State Treasury

The Government has appointed Liisa Räsänen, Master of Social Sciences, as Director General of the State Treasury. Räsänen is currently working as a director of the Services for Citizens Division in the State Treasury.

Liisa Räsänen

“I am excited to be appointed Director General of the State Treasury and continue working on behalf of Finnish society and the State Treasury’s customers. The difficult circumstances we are currently in highlight the key role that the State Treasury plays as a reliable administrator of government finances and compensation services and as a partner in administrative development. I am grateful that my new role will allow me to continue working with the State Treasury’s skilled and committed experts, stakeholders and partners,” Räsänen said.

Räsänen also holds a Master of Arts in European Economic Studies and an Executive Master of Business Administration. Räsänen is currently working as a director in the State Treasury. Previously, Räsänen has worked as a director in the Finnish Patent and Registration Office and in numerous positions in the Finnish Communications Regulatory Authority. She also has work experience from the Finnish Competition Authority and the European Commission.

The appointment was decided by the Government on 15 February. Räsänen has been appointed to the post for a fixed period from 23 February 2024 to 22 February 2029.

Ministry of Finances Press Release 15.2.2024 >

Ministry of Finance

Contact Information of Director General:
Director General Ms. Liisa Räsänen, tel. +358 295 50 2101
Assistant Ms. Outi Ikonen, tel. +358 295 50 2201
Personal email addresses are in the format forename.surname (at)


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