Deputy Mayor - City of Helsinki
Mr. Penttilä holds several positions of trust, e.g. Chair of the Finnish Housing Reform Association (2006 - present), President of the European Metropolitan Transport Authorities (EMTA, 2007 - 2009) and President of the Network of European Metropolitan Regions and Areas (METREX 2009 -
Before his current position, Mr. Penttilä worked as Executive Director of the Helsinki Metropolitan Area Council (2004-2007) and the Regional Council of Häme (1998-2003), as Chief Engineer at the Ministry of the Environment (1985-1988).
Mr. Penttilä has also held several positions of trust in the City of Espoo and on the European Union level. Mr. Penttilä received his Master of Science (Tech.) at Helsinki University of Technology in 1979.