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Matti Louekoski Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Matti_Louekoski

Matti Louekoski

Matti Kalevi Louekoski (born 14 April 1941) is a Finnish politician and a lawyer as profession. He is a member of the Social Democratic Party of Finland (SDP) and a former long-term member of the governing board of the Bank of Finland.[1][2]

Louekoski was born in Oulu, and was elected to the Parliament for the periods of 1976-1979 and 1983–1996. He was a member of several cabinets, including Minister of Education in Aura cabinet of 1971, Minister of Justice in Sorsa cabinet 1972–1975,[3] Minister of Justice in Holkeri cabinet 1987–1990. In 1990 Louekoski became the Minister of Finance in Holkeri cabinet when Erkki Liikanen became the ambassador to European Union.[4] Louekoski's term as the Minister of Finance ended in the 1991 elections. Louekoski hold the post of a minister for total 2 782 days.

Louekoski served also in the Espoo city council 1977–2002. He was a member of the board of Imatra power 1974-1990 and a member of Finnish Olympic Committee 1988–1993. Louekoski left the Parliament in 1996 to become a member of the board of the Bank of Finland. He acted as the deputy chairman of the board 2000–2008.[5] He retired on 1 January 2008.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Edustajamatrikkeli". Eduskunta.
  2. ^ "Board Members in the history of the Bank of Finland". Bank of Finland.
  3. ^ "Council of State - Ministers of Justice". Valtioneuvosto.fi. Retrieved 27 December 2017.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  4. ^ "Council of State - Ministers of Finance". Valtioneuvosto.fi. Retrieved 12 January 2018.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  5. ^ "Curriculum Vitae". Bank of Finland.