Curriculum vitae

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Personal information

Mäkelä, Jukka Tapio
E-mail: jukka.makela@espoo.fi
Date and place of birth: July 7, 1960, Espoo
Family relations: Married, three children

Education

Executive MBA, Aalto University, 2019
Master of Science in Technology, University of Technology, 1992
Military rank: Reserve Senior Lieutenant, Reserve Officer School’s course 165, National Defence Course 185
Graduate: Etelä-Tapiola Upper Secondary School 1980

Honours

Honorary Doctor in Technology, Aalto University, 2019
Alumnus of the Year 2018, Aalto University

Work experience

Mayor of Espoo, Jan. 1, 2011

Manager, City of Espoo, Oct. 19 – Dec. 31, 2010

Member of Parliament, Parliament of Finland 2007–2010
- Member of the Education and Culture Committee
- Member of the Social Affairs and Health Committee
- Deputy Member of the Committee for the Future
- Member of the Nordic Council
- Member of the National Coalition Party’s Ministerial Group and Parliamentary Group

Director, The Finnish Association of Graduate Engineers TEK, 1997–2007

Department Manager, The Finnish Association of Graduate Engineers TEK, 1995–1996

Project Manager, The Finnish Association of Graduate Engineers TEK, 1993–1994

Representative (locum post), Finnish Technological Society, 1991–1992

Research Assistant and Diploma Worker, University of Technology, 1991


Positions of trust

Climate Leadership Coalition, Board Member, 2019–
Aalto University Student Union, honorary delegation 2016–
Helsinki Metropolitan Smart & Clean Foundation sr, board of trustees 2016–
Helsinki-Uusimaa Regional Council, advisory board for the regional government reform 2016–
Suomen Laatuyhdistys ry/Laatukeskus Excellence Finland Oy, advisory board and board 2013–
Helsinki Region Chamber of Commerce, delegation and Espoo regional board 2011–
Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment, advisory board of metropolitan policy 2011–
Association of Finnish Local and Regional Authorities, working group of city policy 2011–
Six largest cities, convention of the city managers 2011–
Helsinki Metropolitan Area, convention of the city managers and coordination working group 2011–
Helsinki Region, convention of the city managers 2011–
Helsinki-Uusimaa Regional Council, convention of the municipal managers 2011–
Laurea University of Applied Sciences, regional advisory board 2011–
City of Espoo and Aalto University, cooperation group 2011–
Espoon seudun kulttuurisäätiö sr, chairman of board of trustees 2011–
Member of Parliament 2007–2010
Chairman of the National Coalition Party Council 2008–2010
Vice President of the Board of Uusimaa Regional Council 2009–2010
Chairman of the National Cooperation Group for Finnish Engineering Education 2007–2009
Member of the Executive Group preparing Aalto University 2007–2008 
Member of the AKAVA Board 1997–2007
Chairman of the Ministry of Education’s National Education and Training Committee for the Electrical, Electronic, Telecommunications and ICT Sector
Chairman of the Steering Group for the DIA-2000 anticipation project (ESR project)
Chairman of the Steering Group for the FuturEng anticipation project (ESR project)
Member of the Helsinki Metropolitan Area Cooperation Assembly 2005–
Member of the Board of HOAS 2005–2010 
Member of the Coordination Team in the Helsinki Metropolitan Area Cooperation Assembly 2005–2008
Member of the Helsinki Region Cooperation Assembly (HSYK) 2005–
Chairman of the Espoo City Council 2009–2010
Chairman of the Espoo City Board 2005–2008
Espoo City Councillor 1997–2010
Chairman of the National Coalition Party’s Political Group in Espoo 2003–2004
Member of the Espoo City Board 2001–2002
Member of the Espoo City Planning Committee 1997–2000   
Chairman of the Board of Omaehtoisen Työllistymisen Tuki OTTY ry 1997–2007
Chairman of the Student Union Board of the University of Technology 1988
Chairman of the Delegation of the Foundation for Student Housing in the Helsinki Region (HOAS) 1990–1995