Leena Mörttinen

Permanent Under-Secretary for International and Financial Markets Affairs, Ministry of Finance 2020−

Born: 1967
Education: DSocSc

Career history

  • Ministry of Finance
    • Director General, Financial Markets Department 2017−2020
  • Family Business Network Finland
    • CEO 2015–2017
  • Confederation of Finnish Industries EK
    • Director, Competitiveness and Growth (Member of management group) 2012−2015
  • Nordea Group
    • Senior Vice President, European Affairs 2009−2012
  • Nordea Bank Finland
    • First Vice President for Savings, Finland 2009
    • Chief Economist, Nordea Markets, 2006−2008
  • Bank of Finland
    • Adviser, Financial Markets and Statistics Department 2005−2006
  • European Central Bank
    • Senior Expert, Directorate Financial Stability and Supervision, 2002−2005
  • Bank of Finland
    • Economist, Financial Markets Department,1999−2002
  • University of Helsinki
    • Researcher, Economics Department, Research Unit of Economic Structures and Growth (RUESG), 1995−1999

Board memberships and other affiliations

Foundation of the Finnish National Theatre, Kansallisteatterin säätiö, Deputy Chairman of the Board, 2016−
University of Helsinki Research Foundation, Chair of the Advisory Board 2015−
The Foundation of Scouts and Guides in Finland, Member of Supervisory Board 2011−

Previous board memberships and other affiliations

The State Business Development Company Vake, Board Member 2018−2020
Etla and EVA, Board Member 2017−2019
Metsäliitto Cooperative, Board Member 2016−2020
The Sibelius Academy Foundation, Board Member 2015−2016
Investment Committee of the University of Oulu, 2013−2017
Finnish Biathlon Association, Deputy Chairman of the Board, 2013−2016
LocalTapiola General Mutual Insurance Company, Board Member 2013
Finnish Industry Investment Ltd., Board Member 2012−2013
University of Oulu, Deputy Chairman of the Board, 2010−2013
European Commission: Group of Experts on Banking Issues 2010−2011