Aleksi Jäntti has been the Deputy Mayor responsible for urban development, mobility and waste management of the city of Tampere since June 2017. Graduated from the Finnish National Defence College in 1999, Mr. Jäntti served as an officer in the Finnish Defence Forces until spring 2008. He has international experience in NATO's KFOR operation in Kosovo. Following his career in the Finnish Defence Forces, he has worked as an entrepreneur in the construction business and as an account manager in the human resources sector. Deputy Mayor Jäntti has been involved in politics as a member of the City Council and the City Board in the municipality of Lempäälä (2005 – 2011) and in the city of Tampere (since 2013).