Mr Ville Itälä joins the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) as Director-General as of 1 August 2018. He will have a seven year, non-renewable term.
Before joining OLAF, Mr Itälä was a member of the European Court of Auditors for six years, and prior to that, a Member of the European Parliament.
In his native Finland, he held the positions of Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior.
He obtained a Master in Law from Turku University, in Finland, and a Master in Law with court training from Vehmaa District Court.
As well as Finnish, he speaks English and Swedish.
See his full CV here.
- 2 August 2018
- Det Europæiske Kontor for Bekæmpelse af Svig
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