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Olli-Pekka Heinonen

Director General
National Agency for Education


Olli-Pekka Heinonen is the Director General at the Finnish National Agency of Education. Mr Heinonen has been the Minister of Education and Science (1994-1999), Minister of Transport and Communication (1999-2002) and MP (1995-2002). He has also been the Television Director at the Finnish Public Broadcasting Company and State Secretary in five different ministries. Mr Heinonen has held various positions of trust within different sectors of society. Mr Heinonen holds a Master’s Degree in Law. He is married and has three children.