Liisa Metsola has been the treasurer of EfVET from 2016 to 2020 for two mandates. She holds a Master’s degree in English Philology from Jyväskylä University; special needs teacher degree from Häme University of Applied Sciences, and an MBA in Educational Leadership from Jyväskylä University.
She works as a development director at Invalidisäätiö (Vocational College Live) in Helsinki, being in charge of the student support services; international affairs; both national and international project activities; quality issues; staff development and marketing and communication. She is a member of the college’s executive team. With over 25 years experience in vocational special needs education, she is a specialist in competence based qualifications. She has extensive experience in various EU-project activities since 1995. She is a member of the international group of the Finnish Association for the Development of Vocational Education and Training AMKE.