Assistant

Johanna Saranpää 
09 183 2010 / +358 9 183 2010
johanna.saranpaa(at)bof.fi

Telephone

09 183 2010 (national) 
+358 9 183 2010 (international)

Fax

09 183 2022 (national) 
+358 9 183 2022 (international)

Email:

erkki.liikanen(at)bof.fi

Twitter:

 @LiikanenErkki

Address

Snellmaninaukio 
00170 HELSINKI 
FINLAND

Postal address

Bank of Finland 
PO Box 160 
FI-00101 HELSINKI 
FINLAND

Short presentation in Finnish (PDF), in Swedish (PDF) and in English (PDF).

Personal details

Born in Mikkeli, Finland, 19 September 1950

Married, two children

Education 

Masters Degree in Political Science (Economics), University of Helsinki 1975

Present position

Chairman of the Board (Governor) of the Bank of Finland, 12 July 2004–

Other positions

Member of the Governing Council of the European Central Bank, 2004–

Governor of the International Monetary Fund for Finland, 2004–

President of the Finnish Red Cross, 8 June 2008 – 8 June 2014

Career 

1999–2004 Member of the European Commission for Enterprise and Information Society, Brussels 

1995–1999 Member of the European Commission for Budget; Personnel and administration, Brussels 

1990–1994 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Head of Finnish Mission to the European Union, Brussels 

1987–1990 Minister of Finance for Finland 

1983–1987 Member of the Parliamentary Supervisory Council of the Bank of Finland (Vice-Chairman)

1981–1987 Secretary-General of the Social Democratic Party 

1980–1989 Member and subsequently Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Outokumpu Corporation 

1978, 1982, 1988 Elected as Member of the Electoral College to select the Finnish President 

1972–1990 Member of Parliament; member of Cultural Affairs Committee (1972–1975), Agriculture and Forestry Committee (Vice-Chairman)

(1977–1979), Foreign Affairs Committee (member 1975–1982; Chairman 1983–1987)

Honorary doctorates

D.Sc. (Tech.), Helsinki University of Technology, Finland, 2003
D.Sc. (Econ.). Aalto University School of Economics, Finland, 2011

​The Bank of Finland publishes the Governor’s monthly calendar with a lag of about three months.

The monthly calendar includes appointments with external parties, complementing the information already available on the Bank of Finland website, such as the Governor’s schedule of forthcoming appearances.

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