Finnish nationality. Married with two children.
Commission Vice-President for Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness - 2014-present.
Prime Minister of Finland - 2011-14.
Finance Minister and Deputy Prime Minister of Finland - 2007-11.
Vice-President of the European People's Party - 2006-12.
President of the Finnish National Coalition Party - 2004-14.
Vice-President of the Finnish National Coalition Party - 2001-04.
First Vice-President of the Regional Council of Northern Savonia, Finland - 2001-04.
Member of the Finnish Parliament - 1999-14.
Vice-President of the Youth of the European People's Party - 1998-2000.
Master's degree in Social Sciences – 1998.