Beginning Tuesday, 14 May 2019 12:30
End Tuesday, 14 May 2019 14:00
Location Boulevard Bischoffsheim 11, 1000, Brussels, Belgium
Event fees British Chamber members: €75.00 (incl. VAT)
Access Full and Patron members only

July 2019 will see Finland taking over the Council Presidency from Romania and we are fortunate enough to be welcoming Ambassador Rislakki, Permanent Representation of Finland to the EU, who will be speaking on the priorities of the Finnish presidency.


This event will provide a great insight into what is going to be happening during the second half of 2019.  Therefore this is an event you don't want to miss!


Please note, there will be 20 minutes of networking before the event begins.


Ambassador | Permanent representation of Finland to the EU

Marja Rislakki is the current Ambassador of Finland to the EU and has been since 2017. Previously, she has operated in Beijing as the Ambassador of Finland to China (2015-2017), in London as the Second Secretary for the Embassy of Finland and in Madrid as an Attaché in both the Trade and Legal Affairs department (1984-85). In between these roles, Ambassador Rislakki has held several positions in Brussels as a Counsellor and later Minister-Counsellor and Deputy ambassador, Embassy of Finland. Furthermore, she has held the position of Director of North America Unit, Department for the Americas and Asia, and State Secretary, Economic Affairs, Ministry of Employment and the Economy. Marja received a Master of Science from the University of Technology in Helsinki, majoring in International Economics and Paper Technology.

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