Jyrki Tapani Katainen (born 14 October 1971) is a Finnish politician and the European Commission Vice-President for Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness, in office since 2014. Katainen was previously Prime Minister of Finland from 2011 to 2014 and chairman of the National Coalition Party from 2004 to 2014. He was succeeded by Alexander Stubb as chairman of Finland’s National Coalition Party. After stepping down as Prime Minister, Katainen was elected as European Commission Vice-President in July 2014, and is now Commissioner for Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness.