Esko Aho is the Executive Chairman of the Board at East Office of Finnish Industries, a non-profit company of 25 leading Finnish corporations. Mr. Aho also chairs the board of Finnish-Russian Chamber of Commerce (FRCC). In addition, he is member of the Supervisory Board of Sberbank, the largest bank in Russia and Consultative Partner at Nokia.
Mr. Aho was a Member of the Finnish Parliament for 20 years, from 1983 to 2003. He chaired the Centre Party from 1990 to 2002, and was elected Prime Minister in 1991 – 1995 at the age of 36, making him the youngest PM in Finland’s history.
Currently Mr. Aho serves as elected member of the Executive Board at the International Chamber of Commerce. He is also an invited member of Club de Madrid, an independent organization of former heads of state and government.
In March 2015, he was named as Executive in Residence at Aalto University, Department of Management Studies at the School of Business. Mr. Aho holds honorary doctorate degrees from the University of Vaasa, Finland, and the University of Alberta, Canada.
Esko Aho spoke in the session “Leadership“