Korkiamäki Ilkka Juhani

Major General

Position

Deputy Chief of Staff, Personnel

Date and place of birth

25th September 1960, Hämeenlinna

Spouse

Married to Sirkku Korkiamäki

Military education and career

  • Military Academy 1981 – 1984
  • Platoon Leader to Company Commander, Armoured Brigade 1984 – 1990
  • Captain Course, Signal School 1987 – 1988
  • General Staff Officer Course (Technical Branch), National Defence University 1990 – 1993
  • Staff Officer, CIS Division, Defence Command Finland 1993 – 1998
  • Licentiate of Science in Technology, Helsinki University of Technology 1993 – 2001
  • Deputy Chief of C4 Division, Western Command HQ 1998 – 2000
  • Chief of C4 Division, Western Command HQ 2000 – 2002
  • Senior Command Course 2001
  • Chief of Intelligence office, KFOR 2002 – 2003
  • Chief of C4 sector, Materiel Division, Defence Command Finland 2003 – 2004
  • Director of Electronic Centre, Defence Forces Materiel Command 2004 – 2006
  • Deputy Chief of C4 Division (J6), Defence Command Finland 2006 – 2010
  • National Defence Course, 2009
  • Head of Department of Military Technology, Finnish National Defence University 2010 – 2013
  • High Command Course 2011
  • Assistant Chief of Staff C4 (J6), CIO of FDF, Defence Command Finland 2013 – 2015
  • Senior Executives in National and International Security, Harvard Kennedy School, USA 2013
  • Rector of the National Defence University 2016 – 2018
  • Deputy Chief of Staff, Personnel 1.7.2018 –

Promotions

  • Senior Lieutenant 1986
  • Captain 1990
  • Major 1993
  • Lieutenant Colonel 2000
  • Colonel 2006
  • Brigadier General 2013
  • Major General 2015

Decorations

  • Commander, Cross of the Order of the Lion of Finland
  • Medal for Military Merits
  • NATO medal, KFOR

Languages

Finnish, Swedish, English