Education and Cultural Services

The 7 482 employees of the Education and Cultural Services organise diverse forms of education, training, cultural services and sports in both Finnish and Swedish. They create opportunities for personal development in addition to allowing the citizens of Espoo to acquire information, create art and engage in free civic activities.

Section Management

Deputy Mayor Aulis Pitkälä, Head of Education and Cultural Services, tel. 043 827 1105
Secretary Marja Tuovinen, tel. 09 8165 2201

Finnish Child Day Care

Director Virpi Mattila, tel. 09 8162 3300
Secretary Sari Saarinen, tel. 09 8162 3305

Finnish Education

Director Kaisu Toivonen, tel. 09 8165 2000
Planner (exec. sec.) Jenni Westö, tel. 09 8165 2001

Swedish Educational and Cultural Services

Director Barbro Högström, tel. 09 8165 2344
Secretary Christel Henriksson, tel. 09 8165 2341

Sports and Youth Services

Director Martti Merra, tel. 043 824 9586
Assistant Hannele Junnila tel. 043 825 2647

Cultural Institutions

Cultural Director Susanna Tommila, tel. 043 825 5074
Planner Sini Sormunen, tel. 046 877 2238

Section Management

Director of Finance and Administration Timo Ketonen, tel. 040 766 6311 
Assistant Taru Turpeinen, tel. 050 3373164

Communications Manager Heli Holm, tel. 050 533 6890