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Biography

Finnish nationality

  • 2007-2016

    Permanent Secretary of the Finnish Ministry of Justice, overall responsibility of the functioning of the Ministry and its sphere of activities (both international and domestic law drafting, courts, prosecutors, legal aid, enforcement etc.)

  • 2001-2007

    Head of Private Law Unit, Department of Legislation, Ministry of Justice (company law, consumer contracts, sales law, family law)

  • 1997-2001

    Head of European Law Unit, Department of Legislation, Ministry of Justice (general EU law esp. questions relating to competence and legal base)

  • 1995-1997

    Director of Development at the Cabinet of the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Justice

  • 1992-1995

    Counsellor of Legislation (esp. company law), Department of Legislation, Ministry of Justice

  • 1990-1992

    Counsellor of Legislation (esp. securities markets law), Ministry of Finance

  • 1988-1989

    Counsellor of Legislation (securities markets law), Department of Legislation, Ministry of Justice

  • 1987-1988

    Secretary for the State Committee on Securities Markets Law

  • 1981-1988

    Legal Counsel and Head of Department at the Finnish Foreign Trade Association

  • 1979

    Lawyer at the Legal Department of the Union Bank of Finland

  • 1978-1979

    Traineeship at the Circuit Court of Parainen, authorization to act as a judge (varatuomari)

  • 1977

    Research assistant (EU law) and administrative assistant at the Faculty of Law, Turku University

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