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. Followed 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. In addition to work, 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).
He started as a Deputy Mayor of the city of Tampere in June 2017 and is responsible for urban development, mobility and waste management.