Business services and experts in Australia 

Team Finland in Australia supports Finnish companies to succeed in the Australian market by: 

  • offering information about the Australian market and its opportunities 
  • identifying and analysing promising market opportunities 
  • assisting in finding suitable partners and contacts 
  • helping to reduce possible barriers in entering the market. 

Contact persons for Team Finland in Australia 

Embassy of Finland, Canberra  

Arto Haapea, Ambassador
Tel. +61 2 6273 3800                   
Email: arto.haapea(a)

Heini Korhonen, Deputy Head of Mission 
Tel. +61 2 6273 3800 
Email: heini.korhonen(a)

Business Finland Sydney(Link to another website.)

Eero Toivainen, Senior Advisor 
Tel. +61 451 343 379
Email: eero.toivainen(a)

Birgit Tegethoff, Senior Advisor 
Tel. +61 410 250 806 
Email: birgit.tegethoff(a)

Finland-Australia Chamber of Commerce (FACC) (Link to another website.)

Email: chamber(a)

Joona Puhakka, President 
Tel. +61 41 6683950 

Anssi Paatero, Vice President 
Tel. +61 43 8535914 

Honorary Consulates of Finland in Australia 

There are eight Honorary Consulates of Finland in Australia. The Honorary Consul network covers all Australian states and territories except for the Australian Capital Territory, where the embassy is. Honorary consuls work without remuneration and they can offer Finnish companies information about local business culture and advice in finding cooperation partners. 

List of Honorary Consulates of Finland in Australia

Business Finland Expert Search(Link to another website.) (Opens New Window) helps your company to find the right consultant in Finland and in the target market.

You can also leave a contact request(Link to another website.) (Opens New Window)  to the Team Finland network special experts in Finland.

Aims and services of Team Finland in Australia 

Our mission is to strengthen trade and economic relations between Finland and Australia. We do this by supporting Finnish businesses that are entering the market, promoting Finland’s country image and working to increase Finnish knowledge and interest in the Australia. We also aim to support Finnish businesses in New Zealand and the Pacific.  

Team Finland in Australia offers information about the local market and local business opportunities. We help businesses to establish connections and support them to solve problems by answering relevant questions. 

The Embassy of Finland is located in Australia’s capital city, Canberra and features an event space in the chancery building. Business Finland runs its own office in Sydney at the premises of Business Sweden.