Minna Arve has served as the Mayor of Turku since 2017. Turku-born Arve is a Master of Economics and a Nurse.
During her career Arve has worked as the Managing Director of Turku Chamber of Commerce, Party Secretary of The Finnish National Coalition Party, full-time Chairperson of the City Board of Turku and as the marketing manager of HyTest Oy. She also provides a long career in municipal politics. As the Mayor of Turku Arve has highlighted major issues such as sustainable growth, urban inclusion, preventing social exclusion and new means of industrial and business policy.