Mr Juhani Tervala to be Director-General of the new Transport Infrastructure Agency

Ministry of Transport and Communications
Publication date 22.12.2009 12.00
News item

Mr Juhani Tervala has been appointed Director-General at the Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency with effect from 1 January 2010. Appointment to the post of Director-General is for a period of five years ending on 31 December 2014.

Mr Tervala is a Master of Science in Technology, and has worked at the Ministry of Transport and Communications since 1992.

The Transport Infrastructure Agency will be responsible for the duties of the Finnish Rail Administration and Road Administration and for the duties of the Maritime Administration, excluding the maritime safety function.

The Agency will cover the entire transport system and all modes of transport, excluding aviation. It will ensure that Finland has an effective, energy-efficient, environmentally friendly and safe transport system serving the travel and transport needs of people and businesses.