Sirpa Pietikäinen

member of the European People's Party (EPP), European Parliament

Spotlight Discussion – Animal Farm

Sirpa Pietikäinen is a Finnish member of the European People’s Party (EPP) in the European Parliament. Previously she was minister of environment, from 1991 to 1995. She has been part of the Finnish parliament from the 1983 to 2003.  At the European Parliament, Pietikäinen is a member of the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee and a substitute member of the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety Committee, as well as of the Women’s Right and Gender Equality Committee. She is active in several organizations. Her positions of trust include Chairmanship of the Globe EU and membership in board of Alzheimer Europe.

A graduate from the Helsinki School of Economics, Pietikäinen holds an MSc in business. She also teaches university courses on negotiations theory and practices.