Tuomas Saarenheimo appointed as Permanent Under-Secretary for International and Financial Market Affairs
The Government has appointed Tuomas Saarenheimo, Doctor of Social Science, as Permanent Under-Secretary for International and Financial Markets Affairs. He has acted in the same position since 2013.
Saarenheimo has worked as Permanent Under-Secretary for International and Financial Markets since 2013. Prior to that, he served as Head of the Monetary and Research Policy Department and as Chief Adviser at the Bank of Finland. Saarenheimo has also been a member of the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
The Permanent Under-Secretary for International and Financial Markets acts under the Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Finance. The Permanent Under-Secretary is in charge of managing and coordinating the preparation of matters within the purview of the Financial Markets Department, the Secretariat for EU Affairs and the International Financial Affairs Unit and matters dealt with by the EU’s Economic and Financial Committee.
The Government appointed Saarenheimo for a five-year term from the beginning of March.
Juha Majanen, Director of Administrative Governance and Development, tel. +358 2955 30247, juha.majanen(at)vm.fi
Tuomas Saarenheimo, Permanent Under-Secretary, tel. +358 2955 30350, tuomas.saarenheimo(at)vm.fi