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Olli Rehn

Governor of the Bank of Finland

Olli Rehn


Dr Olli Rehn is Governor of the Bank of Finland and member of the Governing Council of the European Central Bank as of 12 July 2018. He is also Governor of the International Monetary Fund for Finland.

Before joining the central bank in 2017 Mr Rehn served as Minister of Economic Affairs in 2015–2016.

Mr Rehn was Vice-President of the European Commission in 2011–2014. As a Member of the European Commission, he was responsible for enlargement in 2004–2010 and for economic and monetary affairs in 2010-2014.

Mr. Rehn has been a Member of the Finnish and European Parliaments. He served as Vice-President of the European Parliament in 2014-2015.

Mr Rehn holds a degree of Doctor of Philosophy in international political economy from the University of Oxford. He is an adjunct professor in political science at the University of Helsinki and a member of the board of the LUT University.