Embassy of Finland, London

Customer service

Please contact us primarily via email. General enquiries can be sent via email to [email protected].

If your enquiry is very urgent, please contact us by phone on weekdays from 10am to 12.00pm, and 1pm to 4pm, tel: +44 (0)20 7838 6200.

Please note that answers to most enquiries can be found on the Embassy website!  

Consular service

The Consular Section is currently accepting a limited number of customers. All customers must book an appointment beforehand.

Enquiries to the Consular Section can be sent to [email protected].  You can contact the consulate via phone on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 10am - 11am, tel. +44 (0)20 7838 6242.

Due to a high volume of calls, the line can be busy. Kindly call us again later or leave a voicemail with your phone number and we will call you back as soon as possible.

Office hours

Mon–Fri 10am–12.00pm, 1pm–4pm

Email

Telephone exchange

  • +44 207 838 6200

Fax

  • +44 207 235 3680

Visiting address, post address

Embassy of Finland
38 Chesham Place
LONDON SW1X 8HW
UNITED KINGDOM

Location map

Personnel

Markku Keinänen
Head of Mission
Minna Laajava
Minister
Deputy Head of Mission
Piia Tonder
Assistant
Maria Bredenberg
Assistant

Political and economic matters

Jukka Pajarinen
Counsellor
Foreign and Security Policy
Terhi Bunders
Counsellor
Economic Affairs, Team Finland Coordinator in the UK
Leea Lamminpää
Second Secretary
Desk Officer
Juho Simpura
Kaisa Laine
Assistant

Press, media and culture

Heli Suominen
Press Counsellor
  • +44 774 124 9007
  • +44 20 783 862 07
Pirjo Pellinen
Special Adviser
public diplomacy, culture
  • +44 782 562 4820
Maija Yrjä
Adviser
political affairs and public diplomacy
  • +44 7920 454 058

Consulate

Sari Kilpi
Consul
Jaana Palmer
Consular Services Coordinator
Emmi Kristiina Anttila
Consular Services Coordinator
Kerttu Ruotsalainen
Consular Services Coordinator

Defence Attaché's Office

Pasi Saarikoski
Defense, Military, Naval and Air Attaché
Riitta Murtagh
PA to the Defence Attaché

Administrative affairs

Marjo Penttinen
Administrative Officer
Erkki Ojansivu
Chancery Secretary
Property Management and Office Services Attendant
Marja-Leena Payne
Coordinator
financial administration
Riitta Kärkinen
Technical Assistant
Outi Mäkilä
receptionist
Tuomas Arvonen
Property Management and Office Services Attendant