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Päivi Laajala

M.Sc. (Admin), Mayor of Oulu
City of Oulu


2008 – 2017 Päivi Laajala served as Director-General, Head of The Department for Local Government Department, subsequently Regional Administration and Regional State Administrative Department at the Ministry of Finance. In the period 2005 - 2008 Laajala served as Deputy Mayor of City of Oulu. Prior to this, she has worked as Mayor of City of Kannus, Mayor of Kauhajoki Municipality and as Director of social- and welfare department in Pielavesi Municipality.