Rud Pedersen Public Affairs, a leading European public affairs consultancy, strengthens its already experienced team in Finland. MSSc (Pol.) Riina Nevamäki (43) will start as a new Partner in the company as of October 2019.
Nevamäki is a highly regarded and experienced figure in the political arena. For the past four years, she served as Special Advisor to the former Prime Minister Juha Sipilä and as State Secretary for the Centre Party Ministerial Group. Prior to this, she worked closely with Mr. Sipilä, the then opposition leader, to build a campaign which resulted in Centre Party’s electoral victory. In addition, she has served as a Special Advisor to several other ministers, as EU-advisor to the former Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen and as State Secretary in the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment during Mauri Pekkarinen's ministerial term.