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Finnish government official

Jyrki Katainen, Finnish government official. Vice chair National Coalition Party, 2001—2004, chairman, since 2004.

Background

Katainen, Jyrki was born on October 14, 1971 in Siilinjärvi, Finland. Son of Yrjö Katainen and Marja Kinnunen.

Education

Master of Social Sciences, 1998.

Career

Supply teacher training projects, 1998. Member of Parliament, Kuopio constituency Eduskunta (Parliament), Finland, 1999—2003, Member of Parliament, Pohjois-Savo constituency, since 2003. Minister finance Government Finland, since 2007.

Deputy member Finnish Delaware to Nordic Council, 2001—2003. Member administrative council Finnish Broadcasting Company, 2003—2005. Member Finnish Delaware to Western European Union Parliamentary Assembly, 2004—2005.

Membership

Vice chair National Coalition Party, 2001—2004, chairman, since 2004.

Connections

Married Mervi Marika Kuittinen, 2003.

father:
Yrjö Katainen

mother:
Marja Kinnunen

spouse:
Mervi Marika Kuittinen