As of 1 June 2017, Stara’s operations have been directed by the Board of the Helsinki City Construction Services. The Board has five members. Each member has a designated deputy. The City Board appoints the members and deputies of the Board for a two-year term. In addition to this, the City Board appoints the Board’s chair and vice-chair.

Composition of the Stara Board

MemberDeputy member
Timo Laitinen (independent)Maarit Toveri (NCP)
Anita Hellman (SDP)Kalle Mikkolainen
Vellu Taskila (Greens)Anna Laine
Outi Säntti (City Executive Office, Economy and Planning Department)Pontus Juntunen (City Executive Office, Strategy Department)
Markus Kühn (City Executive Office, Strategy)Mauno Kemppi (Education Division, Administration and Support Services, Premises Services)

Further information: Administrative Lawyer Eero-Pekka Eskelinen,, tel. +358 (0)9 310 38 425
Information on decision-making and official decisions is available in Finnish.