Dr Olli Rehn has been Governor of the Bank of Finland and member of the Governing Council of the European Central Bank since 12 July 2018. He is also Governor of the International Monetary Fund for Finland. Before joining the Bank in 2017 Mr Rehn served as Minister of Economic Affairs in Prime Minister Sipilä’s Government between 2015 and 2016.
Mr Rehn was Vice-President of the European Commission between 2011 and 2014. As a Member of the European Commission, he was responsible for Enlargement (2004–2010) and for Economic and Monetary Affairs (2010-2014). Since spring 2017, Mr Rehn has also been Vice-Chair of the Governance Committee of the International Football Federation (FIFA). Mr Rehn holds a degree of Doctor of Philosophy (DPhil) in international political economy from the University of Oxford (1996).
Speaking at the following WCEF2019 sessions:
Monday 3 June at 16.30-18.00: Building an enabling environment for circular businesses