Seppo Honkapohja

Board Member, Board of Governors, Bank of Finland, 2008-

Past employment:

Scientific Director in the Yrjö Jahnsson Foundation 1975-87
Professor of Economics, Turku School of Economics and Business Administration 1987-91
Academy Professor, Academy of Finland and University of Helsinki 1989 95, 2000- 2004
Professor of Economics, University of Helsinki 1992-2004
Professor of International Macroeconomics, University of Cambridge, UK 2004-2007

Selected professional and scientific activities: 

Scandinavian Journal of Economics 1980-2005, Managing Editor 1984 1988
European Economic Review 1991-1998, Co-Editor 1993-98
Macroeconomic Dynamics, Associate Editor 1997-
European Economic Association 1985-2006, Council and Executive Committee
International Economic Association 1995-2002, Executive Committee
Finnish Expert Commission on EMU 1997
Scientific Council of the Ministry of Finance of Finland 1998-2003
European Economic Advisory Group, CESifo, Germany 2002-2007

Board memberships: 

The Finnish Cultural Foundation: Member of Board of Trustees 1994-97, Chairman of Board of Trustees 1997-2001, Member of Board of Supervisors 2003-2009
Monetary Committee of the University of Helsinki, Vice-Chairman 1993-98, Chairman 1999-2004
Supervisory Board of Helsinki OP Bank Ltd, Member 1996, Chairman 1997-2007


Member of Academia Europaea
Member of Finnish Academy of Science and Letters
Fellow of the Econometric Society
Fellow of the European Economic Association
Jaakko Honko Medal by Helsinki School of Economics and Business Administration 1998
Yrjo Jahnsson Foundation Anniversary Prize in Economics 2004
Doctor of Science h.c. in Economics and Business Administration, Turku School 2010
of Economics, University of Turku, Finland