Biography of Anneli Jäätteenmäki
Master of Laws (1980); Master of Laws trained on the bench (1980).
Member of Parliament (1987-2004); Vice-Chairperson, Keskusta party (2000-2002); Chairperson, Keskusta party (2002-2003); Speaker of the Finnish Parliament (2003); Chairperson, Keskusta party women's group (since 2005).
Prime Minister (2003); Minister of Justice (1994-1995).
Member of Finland's delegation to the Nordic Council (1987-1994); Vice-chairperson of Finland's delegation to the Council of Europe (1996-2003).
Member of the European Parliament (since 2004). Vice-chair, Committee on Constitutional Affairs (2007-2009). Vice-chair, Group of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (since 2009).