|Prime Minister Juha Sipila|
Name Kimmo Tiilikainen
Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen
|Preceded by Paula Lehtomaki|
Party Centre Party
Political party Centre Party
Succeeded by Paula Lehtomaki
|Preceded by Petteri Orpo (agriculture)
Sanni Grahn-Laasonen (environment)|
Born 17 August 1966 (age 49) Ruokolahti, Finland (1966-08-17)
Education University of Eastern Finland (1991)
Kimmo tiilikainen minister of environment finland
Kimmo Kalevi Tiilikainen (born 17 August 1966, Ruokolahti) is a Finnish politician from the Centre Party. He is an organic farmer and forester. Tiilikainen has been the Minister of Agriculture and the Environment since 29 May 2015. He is also a former Minister of the Environment of Finland from 2007 to 2008.
- Kimmo tiilikainen minister of environment finland
- UNEA2 in the words of Kimmo Tiilikainen Finland
- Early career
Currently Tiilikainen is the Chairman of the Centre Party Parliamentary Group and a member of the Finnish Parliament. He is also a city council member in his home municipality in Ruokolahti.
UNEA2 in the words of Kimmo Tiilikainen, Finland
Tiilikainen graduated in 1991 from the University of Joensuu as a Master of Science in Agriculture and Forestry.
In the beginning of 1990's Tiilikainen was elected as the chairman of Finnish Organic Food Association. He made his first attempt to the Finnish Parliament as a nonaligned candidate on the list of the Green League. He switched to the Centre Party in 1997 explaining that "the Greens were not ecological enough".
Tiilikainen was elected to the Finnish Parliament on his third attempt in 2003.