Juhana Vartiainen

Juhana Vartiainen was born in 1958 in Helsinki. He studied economics at the University of Helsinki and received his PhD in 1992. Vartiainen is therefore an economist and a Doctor of Political Science.

In addition to this, he has worked in research organisations in both Finland and Sweden. In 2003, he was the director of the trade union movement's research institute FIEF. Following this, he worked in the Swedish National...


Jan Vapaavuouri

Mayor of Helsinki is Jan Vapaavuori. He was born in 1965 in the capital. He graduated with a Law degree from Helsinki University in 1989. He continued his education in Helsinki, Upsla, and The Hague. He worked as a law assistant at Helsinki University between 1991 and 1992. His political career began as a secretary in the Parliamentary Group of the National Coalition. He was also the assistant of three ministers in three governments. From 1997 to 2000 he worked at the City Council as...