Youngest PM of the world when she took office and longest-serving woman PM of Finland, Sanna Marin is a leading voice on democracy and global affairs.


Talks & Conversations with Former PM Sanna Marin:


Former Prime Minister Sanna Marin emphasizes the power of democratic powers joining together against major threats, how to avoid dependencies on authoritarian regimes, and strengthening partnerships, resilience, and trust. Ms. Marin oversaw Finland’s recent membership into NATO, a move of great strategic importance given Finland’s large border with Russia. 

-Climate Change and the Green & Digital Transition

With a global perspective, Former Prime Minister Sanna Marin unpacks how the geopolitical choices of the West are linked to success in combatting climate change.

-Female Leadership

Former Prime Minister Sanna Marin answers the question: What political, structural, and cultural changes are needed for more female leadership & gender equality?


Watch Former PM Sanna Marin's fresh insights on geopolitics, global security, and leadership:


Sanna Marin is the Former Prime Minister of Finland (2019-2023) and the leader of the Finnish Social Democratic Party. Appointed at the age of 34, Marin served as the youngest Prime Minister of the world when taking office in 2019. In 2015, Marin was elected to Parliament on her first run, where she was a member of the Grand Committee, Legal Affairs Committee, and Environment Committee. She has also served as Chair of the Social Democratic Party since 2020. Marin’s government has been considered one of the most successful in handling the COVID-19 pandemic, especially in terms of lost lives and economical damage caused by the pandemic. Following the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Marin led her country through the most swift NATO accession process in the whole history of the alliance. Marin now specializes in topics of geopolitics, strategic autonomy, climate change, and female leadership.

She has spoken at Davos AM23, the Lowy Institute, the Munich Security Conference, and for New York University’s 2023 Commencement, among others. In addition to the historical challenges during her leadership, Marin’s government passed many progressive reforms in Finland, including world's most ambitious climate laws aiming for carbon neutrality by 2035, family leave reform sharing paid leave with both parents equally as well as major reforms improving healthcare, education and human rights.