The Central Administration, headed by the Mayor, attends to preparation and implementation of decision-making for the City Council, the City Board and its section. Additionally, the Central Administration assists the Mayor and the Deputy Mayor with directing the divisions, as well as looks after the city’s centralized services.
The Central Administration comprises three groups: the Administration Group, the Finance and Strategy Group, and the City Development Group. The Director of the Administration Gorup is Tuomas Heikkinen, the Director of the Finance and Strategy Group is Jukka Laiho, and the Director of the City Development Group is Pekka Sundman.
The Central Administration as well as the eight Service Centres operate subordinate to the City Board.