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Antti KUOSMANEN Director, Directorate I - Enlargement, General Secretariat of the Council of the European Union


Master of Sciences (Mathematics, Economics, Statistics) University of Helsinki, 1974. Married since 1975, two children. Director, DGE I (Enlargement), General Secretariat, Council of the European Union, 1999-. Director, DGE II (External relations), General Secretariat, Council of he European Union, 1996-99. Deputy Director-General, Deputy Head of the EU-Secretariat, 1994-1996. Director, Head of the Division for Western European Integration, Ministry for Foreign Affairs, 1993-1994. Member of Finland's Delegation in the accession negotiations (special responsibility: fisheries and the environment). Previously: several positions in the Finnish Diplomatic service starting from 1976.