Beyond Growth 2023 Conference.

Member of the European Parliament (EPP), Beyond Growth Conference organiser
Sirpa Pietikäinen

Sirpa Pietikäinen

Sirpa Pietikäinen is a member of the European People's Party (EPP) in the European Parliament.  She is a former Minister of the Environment in Finland (1991-1995), and a Member of the Finnish parliament from 1983 to 2003.

At the European Parliament, Ms Pietikäinen is a member of the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee and of the Women’s Right and Gender Equality Committee, as well as a substitute member of the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety Committee. Within her work, she seeks to combine her two specialities, that of environment and economics. Ms Pietikäinen is a strong advocate of a transition to a circular economy and sustainable finance, and served as the lead negotiator on behalf of European Parliament and the EPP group on the first Sustainable Finances legislative initiatives. She is active in several organisations, her positions of trust including Chairmanship of the Globe EU.