Mikko Alkio

 

  Mikko Alkio
Secretary of State, Minister of Economic Affairs                        

  

Mikko Alkio was born on Mikko Alkio has two Masters of Laws, one in European Law. Following a career in Law, he joined the Prime Minister’s Office, Government Secretariat for EU Affairs as a Counsellor in 2003.

 

He became Project Manager in 2004 then Member of the Cabinet (Commissioner Olli Rehn) for the European Commission until 2005.  Between 2005–2007 he was Economic policy adviser to the Prime Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office. 

 

In 2007 he joined Microsoft Oy as Citizenship Lead (Tietoyhteiskuntasuhteiden johtaja) and has been State Secretary to the Minister of Economic Affairs at the Ministry of Employment and Economy  since 2008. Mr Alkio is currently undertaking part-time doctoral studies at the University of Helsinki.