Beyond Growth 2023 Conference.

Member of the European Parliament (Greens/EFA), Beyond Growth Conference organiser
Ville Niinistö

Ville Niinistö

Ville Niinistö is a Member of the European Parliament. He is the Greens/EFA groups coordinator in the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy and a member of the Committee on Environment.

Niinistö served as Finland's Minister of the Environment from 2011 to 2014. Niinistö is a former member of the Finnish parliament, former party leader of the Green Party of Finland and a current member of the city council of Turku.

Niinistö has a master's degree in political science from the University of Turku. Before being elected to the parliament in 2007 he worked as a doctoral student in political history (Finnish foreign policy) at the University of Turku in Finland.