Markku Markkula elected President of the Committee of the Regions

EDEN congratulates Markku Markkula, a distinguished EDEN member since 2004, who has been elected President of the European Committee of Regions (CoR). Markku Markkula is a former member of of the Finnish Parliament, Chairman of the Espoo City Planning Board in Finland and an Advisor at Aalto University in Finland with a focus and expertise on European Union research, innovation and education policy affairs.

Previously, he was the Director of the Lifelong Learning Institute Dipoli and the Secretary General of the International Association for Continuing Engineering Education (IACEE). Markku Markkula had a vital role in the 2005 EDEN Annual Conference in Helsinki, Finland and contributed to the 2005 2007 and 2008 EDEN Annual Conferences.