Jyrki Katainen

Vice President of the European Commission,

Jyrki Katainen is the Vice President of the European Commission responsible for Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness.

Mr. Katainen joined the Commission in July 2014 as Vice-President for Economic and Monetary Affairs and the euro having served as Prime Minister of Finland (2011 – 2014) and Minister of Finance (2007 – 2011). He was Member of Finnish Parliament from 1999 - 2014.

Jyrki Katainen has MSc in Political Science from the University of Tampere, Finland (1998).