Tapani Piha has served the Finnish Ministries of Social Affairs and Health and Foreign Affairs as well as the WHO Regional Office for Europe. He worked in the European Commission from 2001. His main assignments were Head of Unit for digital transformation in health and on health law.
Since 2019, he has advised the Finnish Ministry of Social Affairs and Health and the Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra on digital health, use of health data and the EU health policy. He works also as Special Adviser on digital health and healthcare at the Fipra International Network.