Permanent Representation of Finland to the EU, Brussels

Office hours

Mon-Fri 8.45-17.00

Fax

  • +32 228 784 00  (Fax)

Phone

  • +32 228 784 11  (Switchboard 00 32 (0)2 2878 + extension)

Visiting address, post address

Permanent Representation of Finland to the EU
Avenue de Cortenbergh 80
1000 BRUSSELS
BELGIUM

Sirpa Taskinen-Pleshak
Team Leader

Management

Marja Rislakki
Marja Rislakki
Head of Mission
Permanent Representative Ambassador, Coreper II
CV
Aila Oikarinen
Aila Oikarinen
Assistant to the Permanent Representative
  • +32 2 287 8423
  • +32 472 430 869
Minna Kivimäki
Minna Kivimäki
Deputy Permanent Representative, Ambassador
Coreper I representative
CV
Säde Hotakainen
Assistant to the Deputy Permanent Representative Coreper I
  • +32 473 531 418

Coordination

Reetta Härönoja
Reetta Härönoja
Counsellor
Antici, Coreper II
  • +32 2 287 8440
  • +32 475 704 357
Mari Korhonen
Mari Korhonen
Desk Officer
Deputy Antici
  • +32 2 2878 547
  • +32 473 525 107
Leo Svahnbäck
Leo Svahnbäck
Second Secretary
Mertens, Coreper I
  • +32 2 287 8414
  • +32 473 529 295
Mikael Kekkonen
Mikael Kekkonen
Senior Specialist
Institutional affairs, EU-recruitment
  • +32 2 287 8461
  • +32 473 865 089
Johanna Himmanen
Johanna Himmanen
Senior Specialist
Brexit
  • +32 2 2878 448
  • +32 472 430 859
Tuuli Kainulainen
Tuuli Kainulainen
  • +32 473 530 822
Kaisa Männistö
Kaisa Männistö
Senior Specialist
Legal and institutional affairs
  • +32 2 287 8478
  • +32 472 600 032
Sonja Viljanen
Assistant

Relations with the European Parliament

Kim Fyhr
Kim Fyhr
Desk Officer
Relations with the European Parliament
  • +32 2 287 8434
  • +32 473 532 289
Johanna Paljakka
Assistant
European Parliament
EU- recruitment
  • +32 2 287 4548
  • +32 473 856 773

Information

Marko Ruonala
Marko Ruonala
Counsellor (Press and Cultural Affairs)
Press Counsellor, Coreper II
  • +32 2 287 8502
  • +32 470 206 152
Eeva Laavakari
Eeva Laavakari
Communications Officer, Coreper I
  • +32 2 287 8430
  • +32 473 531 340
Joona Suni
Joona Suni
Communications Assistant
  • +32 2 287 8506
  • +32 473 520 716

Coreper l

Culture and Education

Johanna Koponen
Johanna Koponen
Senior Specialist
Education, Youth, Culture, Audiovisual services (technology) and Sport
  • +32 22878525
  • +32 473 527 224

Transport and Telecommunication

Mervi Kaikkonen
Mervi Kaikkonen
Senior Specialist
transport sector
  • +32 2 287 8463
  • +32 473 527 804
Kristiina Pietikäinen
Kristiina Pietikäinen
Senior Specialist
Digitalization, electronic communications services
  • +32 2 287 8550
  • +32 473 539 452
Anna Sotaniemi
Anna Sotaniemi
Senior Specialist
transport sector
  • +32 2 2878 538
  • +32 472 430 823

Agriculture and Fisheries

Ari Hörman
Ari Hörman
Senior Specialist
agriculture and forestry matters
  • +32 2 287 8468
  • +32 473 525 887
Tapio Kytölä
Tapio Kytölä
Senior Specialist
agriculture and forestry matters
Counsellor
  • +32 478 625 138
Osmo Rönty
Osmo Rönty
Senior Specialist
agriculture and forestry matters
Counsellor
  • +32 2 287 8518
  • +32 473 525 630
Jarmo Vilhunen
Jarmo Vilhunen
Senior Specialist
fishing industry matters
  • +32 2 287 8638
  • +32 473 525 817

Social Policy, Labour and Employment

Antero Kiviniemi
Senior Specialist
social policy
Counsellor, Social Affairs, Gender Equality, Occupational Safety and Health, Insurances
  • +32 473 538 458
Pasi Korhonen
Counsellor Economy of Wellbeing, Social Affairs
  • +32 2 287 8469
  • +32 473 534 081
Pasi Mustonen
Pasi Mustonen
Senior Specialist
health sector
  • +32 2 287 8467
  • +32 470201 256
Riikka-Maria Turkia
Riikka-Maria Turkia
Senior Specialist
employment matters
Counsellor, Employment policy, labour law
  • +32 2 2878 583
  • +32 473 537 725

Industry, Energy, Internal Market and Research

Sanna Ek-Husson
Sanna Ek-Husson
Senior Specialist
  • +32 2 287 8432
Mikko Holm
Mikko Holm
Counsellor Internal market, better regulation
  • +32 2 287 8450
  • +32 475 630 369
Jonna Lehtinen
Jonna Lehtinen
Councellor Research & Innovation, Space, Euratom
  • +32 2 287 8429
  • +32 471 262 664
Janne Peltola
Janne Peltola
Senior Specialist
  • +32 2 287 8433
  • +32 472 902 501

Health, Private Insurance

Customs

Jere Lumme
Jere Lumme
Senior Specialist
customs matters
  • +32 2 287 8438
  • +32 475 730 287

Environment

Laura Aho
Laura Aho
Senior Specialist
Climate issues
  • +32 2 287 8477
  • +32 470 204 035
Katarina Dahlman
Katarina Dahlman
Senior Specialist

Åland - General questions

Julia Lindholm
Julia Lindholm
Senior Specialist
  • +32 2 2878 459
  • +32 476 943 529

Assistant Personnel Coreper I

Veera Hakkarainen
Veera Hakkarainen
Assistant
Transport, telecommunications and energy - Education, youth, culture and sport - Åland islands
  • +32 22878 552
  • +32 472 906 057
Aulikki Jurmu
Aulikki Jurmu
Assistant
secretary
Agriculture, plant health, animal welfare
  • +32 2 2878 505
  • +32 479 792 230
Pirjo Kytölä
Pirjo Kytölä
Assistant
  • +32 2 281 8621
  • +32 473 524 982

Coreper ll

Regional Policy

Pasi Rantahalvari
Pasi Rantahalvari
Senior Specialist
regional and structural policy
  • +32 2 2878 580
  • +32 472 430 827

Trade Policy

Sanna Selin
Sanna Selin
Desk Officer
trade Policy Committee
Representative in the Trade Policy Committee (deputies)
  • +32 2 2878 514
Melissa Säilä
Melissa Säilä
Desk Officer
trade policy, trans-Atlantic relations
Representative in the EFTA Working Party (EU relations with non-EU Western European countries), trade policy
  • +32 2 287 8460
  • +32 473 536 275

Justice and Home Affairs

Sampo Brander
Sampo Brander
Senior Specialist
Judicial cooperation in criminal matters, procedural law
  • +32 2 287 8594
  • +32 473 530 633
Jutta Gras
Jutta Gras
Senior Specialist
migration and asylum matters
  • +32 2 2878 420
  • +32 471 035 810
Mari Hämäläinen
Mari Hämäläinen
Senior Specialist
Police cooperation, terrorism, organised crime
  • +32 2 287 8504
  • +32 473 532 307
Jani Järäinen
Jani Järäinen
Senior Specialist
border control
  • +32 2 287 8522
  • +32 471 263 976
Anne Lamminmäki
Anne Lamminmäki
Senior Specialist
Civil Protection, Visa Policy
  • +32 473 534 083
Anna-Elina Pohjolainen
Anna-Elina Pohjolainen
Senior Specialist
Fundamental rights (WP FREMP), data protection (WP DAPIX)
  • +32 2 287 8431
  • +32 473 522 407

Economic and Financial Affairs

Sami Koskinen
Sami Koskinen
Senior Specialist
Taxation
  • +32 2 287 8451
  • +32 476 203 601
Niina Pautola-Mol
Senior Specialist
Senior Specialist
Financial Counsellor MFF Coordinaton Chair Ad hoc Working Party on the Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF)
  • +32 473 535 195
  • +32 2 287 8524
Samuli Pietiläinen
Samuli Pietiläinen
Financial Counsellor, ECOFIN Coordination
  • +32 473 530 723
  • +32 2 287 8456
Marianna Uotinen
Marianna Uotinen
Senior Specialist
Counsellor for financial services
  • +32 2 287 8528
  • +32 473 523 119
Päivi Valkama
Päivi Valkama
Senior Specialist
budgetary and economic issues
  • +32 2 2878 526
  • +32 473 527 852
Jaakko Weuro
Jaakko Weuro
Senior Specialist
Financial Services Counsellor
  • +32 472 900 550

External Relations

Yamina Guerfi
Yamina Guerfi
Desk Officer
Africa questions
  • +32 471 035 390
  • +32 2 287 8572
Kaisa Heikkilä
Kaisa Heikkilä
Desk Officer
Council Working Party on Development Cooperation (CODEV)
  • +32 2 287 8444
  • +32 479 910 470
Janne Hirvonen
Janne Hirvonen
Desk Officer
Russia, Eastern Europe, Central Asia
  • +32 473 522 716
Lauri Hirvonen
Lauri Hirvonen
Desk Officer
Enlargement and Western Balkans
  • +32 471 036 016
  • +32 2 287 8466
Heini Korhonen
Heini Korhonen
Desk Officer
Asia and Latin America
  • +32 473 530 795
  • +32 2 287 8512
Anna Korpijaakko
Anna Korpijaakko
Counsellor
Desk Officer
Working Party of Foreign Relations Counsellors
  • +32 2 287 8457
  • +32 473 529 853
Jussi Koskela
Merja Lindroos-Binham
Merja Lindroos-Binham
Ambassador, Chair Ad Hoc Working Party on the Neighbourhood, Development and International Cooperation Instrument (AH WP MFF NDICI)
  • +32 471 650 942
Olli Nurmi
Olli Nurmi
Desk Officer
Desk officer Russia, Eastern Europe and Central Asia(COEST) Neighbourhood, Development and International Cooperation Instrument (NDICI)
  • +32 473 538 941
Elina Saaristo-Diatta
Elina Saaristo-Diatta
Desk Officer
Matleena Virkkunen
Matleena Virkkunen
Desk Officer
ACP Working Party,Post-Cotonou
  • +32 471 034 893
  • +32 2 287 8428

Assistant Personnel Coreper II

Susanna Heinäsmäki
Susanna Heinäsmäki
Assistant
External Relations, Trade Policy, Russia, Eastern Partnership, Northern Dimension, Central Asia
  • +32 2 287 8447
  • +32 473 863 958
My Paasivaara
My Paasivaara
Assistant
Economic and Financial Affairs, Customs, Regional and Structural Policy
  • +32 2 287 8491
  • +32 475 754 682
Mari Rapo
Assistant
Coreper II, Justice and Home Affairs, External Policies Service
  • +32 2 287 8418
  • +32 473 523 572
Emmi Suomilammi
Emmi Suomilammi
Assistant
External relations, development policy, ACP, Post-Cotonou, Middle East, Africa, Gulf, hybrid, cyber
  • +32 2 2878 406
  • +32 473 523 692

Political and Security Committee

Hanna Lehtinen
Hanna Lehtinen
Ambassador, Representative to the Political and Security Committee
  • +32 4 735 278 05
  • +32 2 287 8437
Anna Roininen
Anna Roininen
Assistant
  • +32 2 287 8437
  • +32 473 527 805
Turo Mattila
Turo Mattila
Deputy Representative to the Political and Security Committee Cyber, hybrid
  • +32 2 2878 465
  • +32 473 524 299
Meiju Keksi
Meiju Keksi
Senior Specialist
defence policy
  • +32 2 287 8479
  • +32 471 036 020
Sanna Laaksonen
Sanna Laaksonen
Senior Specialist
armaments counsellor
  • +32 471 035 756

European Union Military Committee (EUMC)

Juha Vauhkonen
Juha Vauhkonen
Rear Admiral
Military Representative
  • +32 2 287 8475
Hannu Teittinen
Hannu Teittinen
Deputy Military Representative
  • +32 2 287 8435
  • +32 479 609 754
Niko Orell
Niko Orell
Deputy Military Representative
  • +32 473 251 039
Harri Ahonen
Harri Ahonen
Deputy Military Representative
  • +32 2 287 8492
Tero Palokangas
Tero Palokangas
Deputy Military Representative
Pekka Lahikainen
Pekka Lahikainen
Security Specialist
Security NCO
  • +32 2 287 8543
  • +32 471 125 859

Europa-building, Finnish Delegation

Fax

  • +32 228 185 12

Phone

  • +32 228 186 21

Visiting address, post address

Europa-building, Finnish Delegation
Rue de la Loi 155
1048 BRUXELLES
BELGIUM

Joint administration of Finland's representations in Brussels

Personnel and general administration

Anna Salmi
Anna Salmi
Assistant
Executive Secretary
  • +32 2 2878 517
  • +32 473 838 393
Kirsi Majander
Kirsi Majander
Administrative Attaché
  • +32 2 2878 581
  • +32 476 760 762
Kristiina Hope
Kristiina Hope
Attaché
  • +32 2 2878 554
  • +32 473 527 301
Anne Autio
Anne Autio
Assistant
secretary
Switchboard, accountant
  • +32 2 287 8559
  • +32 473 541 572
Tuija Lohi
Tuija Lohi
Attaché
Arrangements and recruiting of the Presidency of the Council of the European Union 2019
  • +32 2 287 8446
  • +32 473 827 437

Housing and property management

Minna Wikman
Minna Wikman
Team Leader
housing affairs
  • +32 2 287 8521
  • +32 476 599 916
Youssef Alasghar
Youssef Alasghar
Property Management and Office Services Attendant
  • +32 2 278 7436
  • +32 473 538 446
Mikael Nihti
Mikael Nihti
Office Services Attendant
property management
  • +32 473 526 132
Riku Salkolahti
Property Management and Office Services Attendant
  • +32 470 201 420
  • +32 2 287 8558

Financial administration

Sanna Mäkelä
Sanna Mäkelä
Office Administrator
  • +32 2 287 8419
  • +32 473 254 546

Documentation

Tarja Maljonen
Tarja Maljonen
Team Leader
information management
  • +32 2 287 8516
  • +32 473 526 252
Jaana Auvinen
Jaana Auvinen
Administrative Officer
information management
  • +32 2 287 8515
  • +32 473 531 447
Marketta Viskari
Administrative Officer
information management
  • +32 2 287 8439
  • +32 473 523 604

IT-service

Raino Jokinen
Raino Jokinen
Office Administrator
IT
IT support
  • +32 2 2878 544
  • +32 473 865 507
Petteri Lehtonen
Petteri Lehtonen
Office Administrator
IT
IT and information security specialist
  • +32 2 2878 593

Office cervices and transport

Ari Hakola
Ari Hakola
Team Leader
office and support services
  • +32 2 287 8532
  • +32 477 289 837
Jose Caetano Gavancha
Jose Caetano Gavancha
Office Services Attendant
  • +32 2 2878 534
  • +32 475 964 858
Eusebio Castanera
Eusebio Castanera
Office Services Attendant
  • +32 2 2878 533
  • +32 475 857 879

Kitchen

Jenni Tuominen
Jenni Tuominen
Catering and Housekeeping Attendant