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Anne Brunila
Born (1957-08-31) 31 August 1957 (age 66)
Nationality Finnish
Occupation Professor, Investor, Manager of the Bank of Finland, and Manager of the European Commission
Board member of Sanoma, Stora, Enso, Kone, Aalto
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Honours Ability to select the winner of the Finlandia award

Anne Maritta Brunila (born 31 August 1957) was the Executive Vice President, Corporate Relations and Sustainability at Fortum Corporation from 2009 to 2013. She has a P.h.D in Economics and Business Administration from Helsinki School of Economics. Brunila has been described as "one of the most influential women in the Finnish economy"


In 1983 Brunila's son suffered a brain damaging fever, resulting in him being unable to read or write as an adult. In 2012 she was chosen to select that years Finlandia Award. On October 12, 2012, she decided to resign from her position at Kone to pursue new careers and activities after her father's death. However, Brunila was unable to officially stop working at the company until 2013. She was replaced by Helena Aatinen Brunila was tasked with promoting the creative sector of the Finnish economy in 2016 by the Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture.


Term length Position Organization or Company
1992-2000 Executive Positions Bank of Finland
2000-2002 Advisor European Commission
2003-2006 Director General Finnish Ministry of Finance
2006-2009 President and CEO Finnish Forest Industries Federation
2009-2012 Executive Vice President of Corporate Relations and Strategy and Senior Vice President of Communications Fortum
2009–present Board of Directors Kone
2014–present Professor of Practice Hanken University
2016–present Board of Directors Aalto University
2020–present Board of Directors Sanoma
2020–present Board of Directos Eera
2020–present Board of Directors Sampo
2020–present Board of Directors Finnish Film Foundation
2020–present Chairwoman of the Sustainability and Ethics Committee Stora Enso.


Book Date Published Source
Fiscal Policy and Private Consumption-Saving Decisions: European Evidence 1997
Public Finances in the XXI Century: Limitations, Challenges and Directions of Reforms in Finland in 2000
Fiscal Policy in Europe: How Effective Are Automatic Stabilizers? 2002
Cyclical Stabilisation Under the Stability and Growth Pact: How Effective are Automatic Stabilisers? 2002 '
Indicators of the Cyclically Adjusted Budget Balance: The Bank of Finland's Experience. N/A
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