Development and Guidance

The Development and Guidance unit produces, develops and implements client-oriented operating models and tools to support the operations and management of THL.

The unit

  • is responsible for the THL's strategy and foresight work as well as for operating policy and quality work
  • coordinates and implements the planning, monitoring and evaluation processes for THL operations 
  • coordinates THL's performance management
  • develops and implements THL’s portfolio leadership and portfolio management 
  • manages THL’s development office, which supports the project and service activities of the department and related management 
  • supports service continuity and lifecycle management and is responsible for developing operating models related to demand management 
  • responsible for promoting accessibility at THL 
  • provides support for RDI management and funding applications
  • coordinates RDI support services at THL 
  • provides expertise in international affairs
  • implements international development projects
  • produces THL’s centralised services such as information search and library services, registry services and management support services. 

Unit teams

Contact details

Maria Ojaluoma
Head of Unit
tel. +358 29 524 7192
e-mail: [email protected]

Postal address
Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL)
Development and Guidance
Po Box 30
FI-00271 Helsinki, Finland