Anna-Kaisa Ikonen

Anna-Kaisa Ikonen was born in Tampere on 4 April 1977.  

She has a doctorate in social sciences and has worked in several fields. Ikonen has been a professor at the University of Tampere and she has also worked as a state secretary. Between 2013 and 2017, she was the Mayor of Tampere.

On 16 August 2021, Ikonen won the city council election and became Mayor of Tampere for the period...


Lauri Lyly

Mayor of Tampere is Lauri Lyly. He was born in Seinäjoki. Lyly believes that close cooperation between the City of Tampere and local companies, as the major employers, will create new workplaces for people and help economic development for the city.

The Mayor’s programme addresses internationalization in the field of education, too. The Mayor names the Tampere3 Project, a joint higher education project that brings together Tampere University of Applied...