Columns & Interviews
Introducing the Honorary Consuls of Finland: Mårten Mickos, San Francisco
In this series, we highlight the important work done by our honorary consuls around the 13 states in the jurisdictional area of the Consulate General of Finland in Los Angeles. Mårten Mickos, a Silicon Valley entrepreneur and the Honorary Consul of Finland in San Francisco, has been running startup companies most of his life and is passionate about helping businesses to grow and internationalize. He says that the San Francisco bay area is the NHL of tech business, and a company must truly stand out to succeed.
Introducing the Honorary Consuls of Finland: Kathrin S. Mautino, San Diego
In this series, we highlight the important work done by our honorary consuls around the 13 states in the jurisdictional area of the Consulate General of Finland in Los Angeles. Immigration lawyer Dr. Kathrin S. Mautino has served as Finland’s Honorary Consul in San Diego for nearly 20 years. She knows that Southern California offers tremendous opportunities for Finnish companies that are willing to take on the challenge.
Catching up with Consul General: Introducing Michael Hecht, Honorary Consul of Finland in Louisiana, Arkansas and Mississippi
Consul General Mika Koskinen interviewed Michael Hecht, newly-appointed Honorary Consul of Finland in Louisiana, Arkansas, and Mississippi. Hecht tells more about the great three states, commercial and cultural opportunities and his aspirations as an Honorary Consul.
Introducing the Honorary Consuls of Finland: Hanna Eklund, Alaska
Time for Philip Claverie's farewell after nearly two decades as an Honorary Consul of Finland in New Orleans
Catching up with Consul General: Finnish brand Lumene offers sustainable beauty products for Americans
Lumene is a natural beauty brand from Finland with a mission to bring sustainable Nordic beauty products to the limelight for American consumers. The company prioritize ingredients developed from wild Nordic plants, as well as ingredients developed from industry side streams that would otherwise go to waste. Johanna Paavilainen, Lumene North America General Manager tells more.