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Presseartikel2. August 2018Europäisches Amt für Betrugsbekämpfung

OLAF welcomes its new Director-General, Mr Ville Itälä



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.

Professional background

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.


Datum der Veröffentlichung
2. August 2018
Europäisches Amt für Betrugsbekämpfung
News type
OLAF news article