As Director of the Arts Promotion Centre Finland (Taike), Paula Tuovinen oversees the management and development of Taike’s activities. She is responsible that all of the tasks assigned to Taike are carried out successfully and that Taike’s expert bodies – the Central Arts Council plus the national and regional arts councils – are capable of performing their legal responsibilities for promoting the arts. The Director also serves as a referendary to the Central Arts Council. The Director is appointed by the Ministry of Education and Culture for a term of five years.
The Director is assisted by the Leadership Team. The duties of the Leadership Team include preparing Taike’s financial and operating plan, performance agreement, and financial statements and annual report. The members of the Leadership Team include the Director, the Head of Administration, the Head of Development, the Head of Arts Support, and the Head of Communications.
Taike Leadership Team. Pictured, from left to right: the Head of Arts Support Esa Rantanen, the Head of Communications Eija Rintamäki, the Director Paula Tuovinen, the Head of Administration Laura Jännes and the Head of Development Eva-Maria Hakola.
Areas of Responsibility
Taike has three areas of responsibility:
- Arts Support, which is overseen by the Head of Arts Support
- Development, which is overseen by the Head of Development
- Administration, which is overseen by the Head of Administration.
Communications are overseen by the Head of Communications, who is under the direct supervision of the Director.