Secretary General & CEO, PensionsEurope
Matti Leppälä is Secretary General and CEO of PensionsEurope, the leading voice for funded pensions in Europe representing 23 European national pension fund associations covering pensions of more than 110 million Europeans and more than €4trn of assets. Leppälä was the Chair and Vice-Chair in 2013-2018 of the Occupational Pensions Stakeholder Group of EIOPA and is a member of the European Commission’s new high level group of experts on pensions. Prior to joining PensionsEurope in 2011, he worked for 11 years for The Finnish Pension Alliance. In the 1990s, he worked in collective bargaining, labour law and social policy for the Finnish trade unions, having started his career in 1986 at the law drafting department at Finland’s ministry of justice. Leppälä has an LLM and an executive MBA in insurance and financial services.