Bachelor of Science in Economics, Helsinki School of Economics, 1973. License Political Science, University Helsinki, 1980. Doctor of Philosophy, University Helsinki, 1996.
Member, Helsinki City Council, 1969-1979. Member of Parliament, 1970-1979. Since 1991; member, Foreign Affairs Cue.
Member. Grand Committee. Vice-Chairman, Finnish deleg. to the Nordic Cncl. TV Reporter, 1967-1969.
Economic and market researcher, Rautaruukki Oy, 1975-1977. Editor-in-chief, Ydin, since 1977. Vice city manager. City of Helsinki, 1979-1991.
Member Finnish Olympic Committee, Helsinki, 1980-1992.
Spouse Marja Helena Tuomioja (née Rajala), 1978.