Olli Rehn

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Olli Rehn
Governor of the Bank of Finland
Assumed office
12 July 2018
Preceded byErkki Liikanen
Minister of Economic Affairs
In office
29 May 2015 – 29 December 2016
Prime MinisterJuha Sipilä
Preceded byJan Vapaavuori
Succeeded byMika Lintilä
European Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs and the Euro
In office
9 February 2010 – 1 July 2014
PresidentJosé Manuel Barroso
Preceded byJoaquín Almunia (Economic and Monetary Affairs)
Succeeded bySiim Kallas (Acting)
European Commissioner for Enlargement
In office
22 November 2004 – 9 February 2010
PresidentJosé Manuel Barroso
Preceded byGünter Verheugen
Janez Potočnik
Succeeded byŠtefan Füle (Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy)
European Commissioner for Enterprise and Information Society
In office
12 July 2004 – 11 November 2004
Served with Ján Figeľ
PresidentRomano Prodi
Preceded byErkki Liikanen
Succeeded byGünter Verheugen (Enterprise and Industry)
Viviane Reding (Information Society and Media)
Member of the Finnish Parliament
In office
23 April 2015 – 19 January 2017
ConstituencyHelsinki (2015–2017)
In office
22 March 1991 – 23 March 1995
ConstituencyHelsinki (1991–1995)
Personal details
Born (1962-03-31) 31 March 1962 (age 62)
Mikkeli, Finland
Political partyCentre Party
EducationMacalester College (BA)
University of Helsinki (MA)
St Antony's College, Oxford (DPhil)

Olli Ilmari Rehn (pronounced [ˈolːi ˈreːn] (audio speaker iconlisten); born 31 March 1962) is a Finnish politician. He became Governor of the Bank of Finland in 2018. He is a member of the Centre Party.

Rehn was Minister of Economic Affairs in Juha Sipilä's cabinet from 2015 until 2016, the European Commissioner for Enlargement from 2004 to 2010 and European Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs and the Euro from 2010 to 2014.[1]

Rehn is a candidate for President of Finland in the 2024 election.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Olli Rehn portfolio". EC webpage. Archived from the original on 16 November 2006.