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Erkki LIIKANEN Governor, Bank of Finland, Helsinki


 Masters degree in political science, University of Helsinki
1972-1990 Member of Parliament
1973-1984 Member of Mikkeli Town Council
1976-1979 Member of the Supervisory Board of Televa Oy
1979-1986 Vice-Chairman then Chairman, Regional Policy Council
1979-1987 Member of Nordic Council
1980-1989 Member then Chairman of Supervisory Board of Outokumpu
1981-1987 Secretary-General of the Social Democratic Party
1983-1987 Parliamentary Commissioner to the Bank of Finland
1987-1990 Minister of Finance
Minister in the Ministry of the Interior, with responsibility for regional policy
1990-1994 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, head of Finnish Mission to the European Union
1995-1999 Member of the Commission, Budget; personnel and administration, translation and in house computer services