On September 7, 2019, Katri Kulmuni (IMARES 2011-12) was elected Party Leader of the Centre Party (Suomen Keskusta).
Since 6 June 2019 to present, Katri is Minister of Economic Affairs, Finland. She is the youngest Minister in the Antti Rinne's cabinet.
Katri is also a Member of the Finnish Parliament acting on behalf of the Electoral District of Lapland.
She was granted a Kone Foundation Scholarship to study at the European University at St. Petersburg in co-operation with Aleksanteri Institute, University of Helsinki.