OccupationPolitician Political partyCentre Party PartyCentre Party
Full NameTuomo Matti Oskari Puumala Born3 April 1982 (age 33)
Kaustinen, Finland (1982-04-03)
Tuomo puumala ilmoittaa puheenjohtajaehdokkuudestaan 12 4 2012
Tuomo Matti Oskari Puumala (born April 3, 1982 in Kaustinen, Finland) is a Finnish politician from the Centre Party. He has been a member of the Finnish Parliament from Vaasa since 2007. He has a Master Degree in Social Science. Before his political career he worked as a journalist for Kokkola and Perhonjokilaakso newspapers. He was also the Chairman of Finnish Centre Youth from 2005 to 2009.
Puumala entered the race for Centre Party leadership in 2012. He beat in the first round a well known veteran politician Paavo Väyrynen and Timo Kaunisto. Nevertheless, in the final round of voting, Sipilä bested Tuomo Puumala by a vote of 1251-872.