- How will the digital economy change municipal services?
- How will this change be evident in Tampere?
Mayor Anna-Kaisa Ikonen (National Coalition Party) has a PhD in social sciences. She became the mayor four years ago after working as the Permanent Secretary of Henna Virkkunen, Minister of Public Administration and Local Government, at the Ministry of Finance. Ikonen has served as a councillor of the City of Tampere since 2009. From 2009 to 2011 she was Deputy Mayor, responsible for services for the elderly and services for health and fitness. As Mayor, she leads the City Board and its planning meeting.