Mira-Maria Kontkanen, an advisor, EU affairs, Suomen Yrittäjät
Mira-Maria Kontkanen is an advisor for EU affairs in the Brussels office for Finnish small and medium-sized enterprises.
She is responsible for coordinating EU advocacy in Brussels for the Federation of Finnish Enterprises (FFE), representing over 115 000 SME’s in Finland.
Prior to joining FFE Brussels team in 2016, she was working at the European External Action Service where she concentrated on EU’s external relations and diplomacy.
Mira-Maria holds a Master’s degree in EU law.
Mira-Maria sees a strong link between the European Union and SMEs:
“We need to pay more focus on what is happening at EU policy level – the decisions made at EU level affect strongly the everyday life of a Finnish entrepreneur”.
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