Tapani Holopainen

Head of Group Sanctions Advisory

Tapani Holopainen is the Head of Nordea Group Sanctions Advisory. Prior to joining the private banking sector three years ago, Tapani established a career working for the Finnish Government, with military and law enforcement agencies in Finland and abroad. From 2016 to 2018, he worked in East Africa as the Finance Expert of the UN Security Council Monitoring Group on Somalia and Eritrea. To get his thoughts off sanctions, Tapani likes to sit down with a good book, preferably classic horror or fantasy literature from early 1900’s, and a glass of quality scotch.