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Jari Juhani Leppä (born 24 June 1959 in Pertunmaa, Finland) is a Finnish politician, representing the Centre Party. He has served as a Member of Parliament since 24 March 1999.[1] On 5 May 2017, Leppä became Minister of Agriculture in the Sipilä Cabinet.[2]

Jari Leppä
Informal meeting of ministers for agriculture and fisheries (iAGRIFISH). Arrivals Jari Leppä (36641501770).jpg
Minister of Agriculture
Assumed office
5 May 2017
Prime MinisterJuha Sipilä
Antti Rinne
Preceded byKimmo Tiilikainen
Personal details
Born (1959-06-24) 24 June 1959 (age 60)
Pertunmaa, Finland
Political partyCentre Party
Websitewww.jarileppa.fi

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "MPs: Jari Leppä". Parliament of Finland. Retrieved 5 May 2017.
  2. ^ "Presidentti nimitti kolme uutta ministeriä – perussuomalaisten uusi kulttuuriministeri nosti kärkiaiheekseen poliittisten nuorisojärjestöjen tuet". Helsingin Sanomat. 5 May 2017. Retrieved 5 May 2017.