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CV

Miapetra Susanna Kumpula-Natri

Born in Vaasa 19.05.1972

 

Education

University of Vaasa, Studies in economics 1995-1998
Vaasa University of applied Sciences, BSc in Electrical Engineering 1995
Douai Business school, France (1 term) 1993
Kirkkopuisto, Upper secondary school Vaasa, graduated 1991

 

Language

English, fluent
Swedish, fluent
French, intermediate
Russian, basic

Political and Professional career

European Parliament, Member of the European Parliament 2014–
Parliament of Finland , Member of the Parliament, representative of Vaasa region  2003-2014
The City Council of Vaasa, 1st vice-chair 2005 – 2008, member 1997 –
Prime Minister’s office Finland, Prime Minister’s Special Advicer 2000-2003
Eurooppalainen Suomi ry, public communicator, acting executive director 1997-2000
Work as a engineer during and after studies; ABB Strömberg Kojeet Oy 1993-1996, Halton Anemotherm, French, 1994

Parliamentary activities

2019–
AIDA Special Committee on Artificial Intelligence in Digital Age – 1st vice-chair
ITRE Committee on Industry, Research and Energy – Member
INTA Committee on International Trade – Substitute
AFCO Committee on Constitutional Affairs – Substitute
Delegation to the United States – vice-chair
Delegation to the Japan – Substitute

2014–2019
EMPL Committee on Employment and Social AffairsSubstitute
Delegation to the EU-Moldova Parliamentary Association Committe
Delegation to the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly 


Other Activities

2019–
Intergroup  on climate change biodiversity and sustainable development
Co-chair
European Internet Forum – vice-chair
European Energy Forum – vice-chair

2014–2019
Chair of European Parliament bioeconomy working group


My page on Parliament
webpage.

Parliamentary activities as a Member of the Finnish Parliament

Chairman’s board 2011 – 2014
The grand committee 2003 – 2014, (vice-chair) 2007, (chair) 2011 – 2014
Constitutional law committee 2003 – 2005
Foreign affair committee 2003 – 2003, (vice-member) 2012 – 2014
Administrative committee 2003
Finance committee 2003 – 2008, (vice-member) 2008 – 2014
Environment committee 2005 – 2007

Member of a Finnish Social Democratic Parliamentary Group 2003 – 2014
1st. vice-president of a Finnish Social Democratic Parliamentary Group 2010 – 2011

Activities in society

Offices held in national government bodies
Valtion liikuntaneuvosto (vice-member) 2003-2007
Valtion liikuntaneuvoston liikuntapoliittinen jaosto 2003-2007


Offices held in local government bodies

Vaasa City Council, 1.  deputy president 2005 – 2008, member 1997–
Board of Vaasa University of Applied Sciences, member 2010 – 2014
Board of Vaasan Sähkö Oy, deputy president 2009 –
Pohjanmaa Regional Council, president 2005 – 2017


Other activities

Chair of Board of EPV Energia Oy, member 2012 –
Administrative council of Finnvera oyj 2012 – 2014
Board of  Finnish Port Association, member 2009 – 2014
DEMO ry, Finnish multiparty NGO for Democracy work, president 2008 – 2009
Administrative council of Anvia 2008 – 2014
President, European Movement Finland, 2007 – 2013
Advisory board of Paasikivi-seura ry 2005 –
Kansanvalta 2007 committee for strengthening democracy (Ministry of Justice) 2005
Administrative council of Rautaruukki oy 2004 – 2009
Naiset 96 ry, Women for EU integration NGO, president 2002 – 2004
Member of Finnish UN Association board, 1997 – 2001