Helena Säteri

Helena Säteri

Director General, the Ministry of the Environment, Finland

Since August 2008, Helena Säteri has been Director General at the Ministry of the Environment in Finland and works as the Chief of the Department of the Built Environment. Prior to her current role, Mrs. Säteri worked in different positions at the Ministry and as Executive Director at the National HVAC-federation in Finland and Board Secretary for the Nordic Committee on Building Regulations. She has served as a member of the jury in various architectural competitions both in Finland and abroad. Mrs. Säteri’s recent activities include co-chairing a task force to develop the Administration of the Helsinki Metropolitan Area and participating in ERA17—a national action plan for energy-smart buildings.

Photo: Olli Häkämies