Baltic Marine Environment
Protection Commission

Chair

Chair of the Helsinki Commission

1 July 2018 – 30 June 2020

Ms Saara Bäck

Head of Unit and Environment Counselor 
Ministry of the Environment of Finland

Vice-Chair

Ms Tarja Haaranen
Ministry of the Environment of Finland

Outgoing HELCOM Chair Ms Marianne Wenning (right) hands over the HELCOM keys to the incoming Chair Ms Saara Bäck (left). Photo: HELCOM