Pekka has acquired extensive knowledge and long-standing experience in various political positions. He has a background in the Finnish Centre Party, where he has held senior positions, including Party Secretary, Secretary-General for the Centre Party Parliamentary Group and Editor-in-Chief of the newspaper Suomenmaa. He holds a PhD from the University of Turku and is an active researcher and writer, authoring several articles and books about political history. He has also held notable positions of trust in municipal level politics, in the Finnish National Social Insurance Institution Kela, Finnish Public Broadcaster YLE and Finnair.
Additionally, Perttula works as a part-time Managing Director for Hoiva-alan palvelutuottajat HAPT ry, which is an interest organisation for Finnish private social care providers.
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2011 - : Entrepreneur, Researcher
2010 - 2011: Editor-in-chief, Finnish Centre Party daily Suomenmaa
1994 - 1997: Party Secretary, Finnish Centre Party Keskusta
1993 - 1994: Special Advisor to the Minister, Finnish Ministry of Social and Health Care
2010: PhD in Social Sciences, University of Turku
1990: Master of Social Sciences, University of Turku
1997: Finnish Defence University: National Defense Course