Anna Välimaa participates in building a Finland characterised by lifelong learning and is responsible for political co-operation and international contacts within the Lifelong learning focus area. Anna also supports the communication of the focus area and the creation of content.
Anna has worked in politics, Nordic co-operation, culture and communication. She has studied and worked in Sweden, the Czech Republic, Denmark and Belgium. She is always thinking about how things can be developed and improved.
Anna is a guitarist and singer in the punk band SLAP. She is a humanist who enjoys the good things in life and loves the outdoors where she skis, skates, hikes, runs or swims in open waters. Apart from Helsinki, where she currently lives, her favourite places in Finland are the Torne Valley and the southern archipelago.