Mayor Aleksi Randell

The role of the Mayor is to direct the city’s administration and economy as well as the operations of city organs, bureaus, institutions, personnel and other city functions. The Mayor acts subordinate to the City Board.

The Mayor of Turku is Aleksi Randell.


The Mayor’s field of operation includes:

  • municipal and national elections
  • city management and strategic planning
  • city administration
  • city’s finances, data administration, internal administrative and economic audits, taxation and procurements
  • personnel policies and administration
  • livelihood, information services and public relations activities, international co-operation, and co-operative actions with cities, regions, and other organizations outside city administration, and the state
  • rescue services
  • communities and foundations within the sphere

Aleksi Randell


Secretary Nina Österman
Director of the administration group Tuomas Heikkinen
Deputy Mayor Jarkko Virtanen