Timo Rantanen

Policy Officer,
the State Treasury of Finland

Module 8: E-Procurement and Digitisation in Public Procurement

 

Special Field of Expertise

Prior to starting in the Finnish State Treasury in matters related to steering the procurement and working on projects related to public procurement data, Mr Timo Rantanen worked in the in Finnish central purchasing body, Hansel Oy. At Hansel his area of specialisation was digitising public procurement not only within the central purchasing body but to all contracting bodies in Finland. Since 2015 Timo has also been a member in several Commission working groups focusing on digitalising various areas of public procurement both in pre- and post-award areas. Additionally, he has to been involved in several Commission, OECD and World Bank projects on bettering public procurement in EU accession countries, Africa and Middle-East.

 

Formal Education and Career History

  • Policy Officer, the State Treasury of Finland
  • Member of Commission Working Group on eProcurement
  • Development Manager, the Central Purchasing Body Hansel Oy
  • Head of ICT Procurement, the Central Purchasing Body Hansel Oy
  • International Career in Telecommunications, TeliaSonera
  • MBA, Digital Technology Management, Helsinki School of Economics and University of Hong Kong
  • MSc Econ, Helsinki School of Economics
  • BSc Econ, Helsinki School of Economics