Riitta Kaivosoja

Director General, Department of Art and Cultural Policy, Ministry of Education and Culture.
Her main responsibilities include art and cultural policy, cultural heritage, audiovisual culture, copyright issues, church affairs, strategic planning and resources. She has worked at the Ministry since 1990, her extensive career including work with both education and cultural policies. Before that, she worked with legal issues at the Regional Administration of Häme and the City court of Jyväskylä. She holds a masters degree in law and a candidate in behavioural sciences.