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His Excellency Minister Jan-Erik Enestam, BA, MA

 

His Excellency Jan-Erik Enestam - Distinguished Fellow of New Westminster College - Minister of Defence of Finland (1995-2005) - www.newwestminstercollege.ca

BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: His Excellency Minister Jan-Erik Enestam, BA, MA

His Excellency Jan-Erik Enestam is a Distinguished Fellow of New Westminster College, and has earned the Master of Social Sciences degree from Åbo Akademi in 1973. He was born in Västanfjärd, Finland and has loyally served his government as a Member of Parliament for 16 years and Minister for 12 years. He is considered an expert in the specialist fields of Nordic cooperation, defence policy, environment policy and management.

Minister Enestam has a distinguished record of ethical leadership. His professional service experience includes:

  • Director for the Secretariat to the Nordic Council in Copenhagen, August 2007
  • Minister at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs (Vanhanen): 24 June 2003 to 31 December 2006
  • Minister of the Environment (Vanhanen): 24 June 2003 to 31 December 2006
  • Minister at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs (Jäätteenmäki): 17 April 2003 to 23 June 2003
  • Minister of the Environment: 17 April 2003 to 23 June 2003
  • Minister at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs (Lipponen II): 15 April 1999 to 16 April 2003
  • Minister of Defence (Lipponen II): 15 April 1999 to 16 April 2003
  • Minister of the Interior (Lipponen I): 13 April 1995 to 14 April 1999
  • Minister at the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health Care (Aho): 2 January 1995 to 13 April 1995
  • Minister of Defence (Aho): 2 January 1995 to 12 April 1995
  • Member of Parliament of Finland: 1991-2007
  • Special Adviser to the Minister of Defence: 1990-1991
  • Project Manager, Nordic Council of Ministers: 1983-1991
  • Municipal Manager, Västanfjärd: 1978-1983
  • Development Planner, Government of Åland: 1974-1977
  • Head of Office, Government of Åland: 1974-1978
  • Acting Researcher, Finnish Tourist Board: 1974
  • Tourism Researcher, Government of Åland: 1972-1974

As a Distinguished Fellow of New Westminster College, Minister Jan-Erik Enestam is dedicated to supporting the highest standards of academic excellence and is committed to the advancement of New Westminster College and its Global Network of Fellows.

 
 
 
 

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