Business services and experts in the United Kingdom

Team Finland UK supports Finnish companies to succeed in the British market by:

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

Contact persons for Team Finland

Embassy of Finland, London

Jukka Siukosaari, Ambassador

Terhi Bunders, Counsellor
Team Finland Coordinator and economic affairs
Tel. +44 (0)20 7838 6205

Birgitta Vuorinen
Team Finland Knowledge (education and science, education export)
Tel. +44 (0) 20 7838 6238

Taimi Vilkko, Special Adviser
Political affairs and public diplomacy (communications)
Tel. +44 (0) 79 2045 4058

Business Finland

Harri Lanning, Senior Director, Europe West
Tel. +44 (0) 7523 541 779

Perry Le Dain, Senior Advisor, Digitalisation and ICT, Creative industries
Trade related queries (email queries in English)
Tel. +44 (0)7867 781 237

Janna Mure, Senior Advisor, Digitalisation and ICT, Food, Health
Trade related queries (email queries in English)
Tel. +44 (0)7841 233 734

Meria Heikelä, Director, Health
Tel. +44 (0)7787 153 014

Caroline Beaton, Visit Finland Representative

Sannamari Stern, Advisor, Consumer Business
Trade related queries (email queries in English)
Tel. +44(0)7591387625

Roosa Korkala, Advisor
Tel. +44 (0)7591 387 623

Roy Meredith, Senior Advisor, Invest In Finland
Trade related queries (email queries in English)
Tel. +44(0)7591 387 624

Aziz Rahman, Senior Advisor, Growth Capital

Finnish Institute in the UK and Ireland

Jaakko Nousiainen, Director
Tel. +44 (0)7711 004 801

Finnish-British Chamber of Commerce

Jade Juvonen, General Manager
[email protected]
Tel. +44 (0)20 7602 5405

Questions relating to Brexit

The UK is no longer a part of EU Single Market. Free trade and cooperation agreement TCA is in place between the EU and the UK. Companies should take into account that regulatory divergence is possible and border controls have changed. In addition, there are differences in regulation within the UK (England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland). Team Finland can help and assist you regarding themes relating to the impacts of Brexit. Please email these questions to [email protected].

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.

Team Finland UK and our aims

Britain remains a very interesting market for Finnish companies. Its size and characteristics can also serve as an indicator and as a launching board to, for example, the North American markets. Increasingly companies area also interested in attracting and raising capital for Finnish projects and companies. Overall, Finland’s country brand in the UK is highly positive and brits are interested in doing business in Finland.

Team Finland UK offers Finnish businesses a broad range of services when operating the UK. Our main aims are to promote entry into the market, especially for small and medium sized businesses, as well as to encourage investment into Finland and Finnish companies and enhance higher education and research cooperation and mobility. In all our work, we also aim to build a positive country image.

Team Finland UK consists of the embassy, Business Finland, Finnish Institute in the UK and Ireland, Finnish-British Chamber of Commerce and the network of honorary consulates.