Party affiliation: National Coalition Party
Chairman, Association of Law Students, 1975. Chairman, University of Helsinki Students Union, 197677. City Councillor, Tampere, 1977.
Chairman, Conservative Lawyers Association, 1980-1981. Chairman, Tampere Conservative Party, 1981-1983. Chairman of Electors, since 1983.
Chairman, Taxation Sub-Cttee. of the Finance Committee, since 1984. Member, Nordic Council, since 1987. Member. Economic Committee, since 1983.
Member of Eduskunta, since 1983. Chairman, Conservative Parliamentary Group, 1991 -. Assistant teacher of Law University of Helsinki, 1975-1977.
Attorney, 1980, 1981-1982. Clerk, Judge, Pirkkala District Court, 1980-1981. Attorney, since 1982.