The consultative committee is a co-operative body between Varma and the labour market organisations. Its function is to make recommendations to the company regarding disability pensions. The members are appointed by the Board of Directors.
Chairman: Jyrki Rasi, Director, Rehabilitation and Disability Pension Services, Varma
Deputy Chairman: Jan Schugk, Senior Physician, Varma
Tytti Naukkarinen, Economist, The Central Organisation of Finnish Trade Unions SAK
Juhani Siira, Union Secretary, Finnish Paperworkers’ Union
Riitta Työläjärvi, Senior Adviser, Social and Health Policy, Finnish Confederation of Salaried Employees STTK
Teemu Hankamäki, Negotiations Director, Academic Engineers and Architects in Finland TEK
Olli Nurminen, Negotiations Director, Service Sector Employers PALTA
Mikko Räsänen, Advisor, Confederation of Finnish Industries (EK)
Also Kari Ahtiainen, Adjudication Manager participates in the meetings of the consultative committee.