Tapahtumajohtaja, Tampereen kaupunki
Perttu Pesä started his work in the event sector at the end of last century. Pesä produced music festivals, TV-productions and theatre plays, and was also the festival director of Scandinavia’s largest comedy festival.
2009−2012 Pesä was the Deputy Mayor of Tampere and in charge of the city’s economic development, sports and culture. In 2012 the city decided to open Tampere Major Event Office and Pesä went from politics to life as a civil servant; he started as the director of the new event department, and is still working to develop event business in the city region.