Party affiliation: National Coalition Party
Member of City Council, City of Helsinki, 1972-1984. Interparliamentary Union (IPU), 1982-1987.; Member, Legal Cltec., Nordic Council.
; Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Trade. Member of Parliament, since 1970;Chairman, Helsinki District, National Coalition Party, 1973-1976. Chairman, Finance Committee, 1979-1987.
Chairman, National Coalition Party, since 1991. Minister for Foreign Trade, 1991-. TV newsreader and Editor, Finnish Broadcasting Company, 65.
Producer of Economic Programmes, 1965-1966. London correspondent, 1966-1969. Member of Administrative Board’s Work Committee, 1970-1987.
Member of Administrative Board’s Work Committee, Outokumpu Mining Company, 1979-1991. Member of the Administrative Board, Suomi-Salama Insurance Company, 1980-1991. London, 1966; British Broadcasting Corporation London Correspondent, Finnish Broadcasting Company, 1966-1970.
Director, Finnish Employers Confederation, 1969-1989.