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EIF appointed Chief Executive

At the beginning of January 2023 Marjut Falkstedt will start as new Chief Executive of the European Investment Fund (EIF).

Marjut Falkstedt has been appointed as Chief Executive of the European Investment Fund (EIF) by the EIF’s Board of Directors. She will start her new position at the beginning of January 2023.

The Finnish national, currently serving as Secretary General of the EIB, began her career at Dresdner Bank before joining the Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs at the European Commission in 1996. She held various roles in the field of SME and infrastructure financing until 2013 and was also advisor to the European Commission’s representatives on the Board of Directors of the European Investment Fund (EIF), part of the EIB Group, between 2001 and 2007. From 2013 to 2015, Falkstedt (previously known as Marjut Santoni) was Deputy Chief Executive of the EIF, before being appointed to the position of Deputy Secretary General of the EIB in September 2015. She was promoted to Secretary General at the EU Bank in 2018.