Matti Leppälä
Secretary General and CEO of, PensionsEurope   
Matti Leppälä is Secretary General and CEO of PensionsEurope, the leading voice for funded pensions in Europe representing 24 European national pension fund associations covering pensions of more than 110 million Europeans and close to €5 trillion in assets. Leppälä is a member of the Occupational Pensions Stakeholder Group of EIOPA and he was either the Chair and Vice-Chair of the OPSG between 2013 and 2018. He was a member of the European Commission’s High-Level Group of Experts on Pensions and Chair of the World Pension Alliance, both between 2018 and 2019. Prior to joining PensionsEurope in 2011 Leppälä worked for 11 years for The Finnish Pension Alliance with responsibility for EU and international affairs as well as investment policy and legal issues. In the 1990s he worked for Finnish trade unions in collective bargaining, labour law and social policy. During that time, he was a member of the board of pension insurance company, Veritas. Leppälä started his professional career at the Law Drafting Department of the Ministry of Justice in Finland and has an LLM and an Executive MBA in insurance and financial services.
Matti Leppälä