Federation of Finnish Financial Services
Piia-Noora Kauppi is Managing Director of the Finnish Federation of Financial Services since 2009. She was a Member of the European Parliament from 1999-2008, representing the National Coalition Party of Finland. During her time as a MEP she was a Member of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs, Committee on Legal Affairs as well as a Member of the Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality, Member of the Inter-Parliamentary Delegation with China and Member of the Delegation with the United States. She represented the European Parliament in the Convention which prepared the EU Constitutional Treaty and is one of the Founding Members of the Campaign for Parliament Reform, advocating increased transparency in the European Parliament. She was engaged with many human rights issues, especially concentrating to improve gender equality. Prior to her career in the European Parliament, she worked as Legal Adviser of the Parliamentary Group of the National Coalition Party in the Finnish Parliament. Kauppi has a Master's in Law from the University of Helsinki.