Marja Nykänen

Member of the Board, Bank of Finland 2017–

Born: 1962
Education: LLM (trained on the bench)

Career history

  • Financial Supervisory Authority
    • Deputy Director General 2014–2017
    • Head of Department, Institutional Supervision 2010–2017
  • Nordea Bank Ab
    • Head of Group Credit Control 2005–2010
  • Nordea Bank Finland Plc
    • Credit Controller 2002–2004
    • Vice President, Credits 2001–2002
  • Merita Bank Plc
    • Vice President, Credits 1999–2001
  • Various positions within Nordea’s predecessor banks 1987–1999

Current board memberships and other affiliations

  • Nordic-Baltic Monetary and Financial Committee (NBMFC), Member 2018–
  • Finnish National Theatre Foundation, Member of the Board 2018–
  • Economic and Financial Committee (EFC) of the European Union, Member 2017–
  • National Emergency Supply Council, Member 2017–
  • National Emergency Supply Organisation, Finance and Insurance Sector, Chairman 2017–

Previous board memberships and other affiliations

  • European Central Bank, Single Supervisory Mechanism
    • Supervisory Board, Alternate Voting Member 2014–2017
  • European Banking Authority
    • Board of Supervisors, Alternate Voting Member 2014–2017
    • Standing Committee on Oversight and Practices, Member 2011–2014