Liisa-Maria Voipio-Pulkki

Dr. Liisa-Maria Voipio-Pulkki is currently serving as the Director General of Strategic Affairs and Chief Medical Officer of the Finnish Ministry of Social Affairs and Health. Previously she was employed as the Senior Medical Adviser of the Finnish Association of Local and Regional Authorities in 2004-2009, Chief of Emergency and Acute Care of the Helsinki University Hospital District in 2000-2004 and as a specialist and Adjunct Professor of Medicine in the University Hospital of Turku, Finland. She has chaired several national working groups on health system reforms, continuous professional development and research and innovation policies. Since 2017 she has chaired the Steering Committee of the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies. Most recently, she has been actively involved in the preparations for the Finnish EU Council Presidency during the second half of 2019.