Embassy of Finland, Washington

Countries

American Samoa, United States

Office hours

Mon-Fri 9:00 am - 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm - 4:15 pm

Customer service

Customer service by appointment only Mon-Wed 9:00 am -12:00 pm
Telephone inquiries: +1 202 298 5800, Mondays and Wednesdays 1.00 pm -3.00 pm

Holidays, when the embassy is closed

Telephone exchange

  • +1 202 298 5800

Fax

  • +1 202 298 6030

Visiting address, post address

Embassy of Finland
3301 Massachusetts Avenue NW
WASHINGTON, D.C., 20008
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Ambassador's Office

Ambassador's Office
Kirsti Kauppi
Kirsti Kauppi
Ambassador
Head of Mission
  • +1 202 298 5801
Tarja Aarnio
Departmental Secretary
Secretary to the Head of Mission
  • +1 202 298 5802
Tarja Thatcher
Executive Assistant
Social Secretary
  • +1 202 298 5819

Minister's Office

Minister's Office
Antti Vänskä
Antti Vänskä
Minister
Deputy Head of Mission
  • +1 202 298 5803
Jaakko Lehtovirta
Senior Adviser
ACUS
  • +358 295 351 784
Lotta Suomi
Assistant
secretary
  • +1 202 298 5804

Political Affairs

Political Affairs
Sirpa Nyberg
Team Leader
political affairs
  • +1 202 298 5813
Heikki Hietala
Counsellor
Desk Officer
  • +1 202 298 5809
Sara Stenroos
Second Secretary
Desk Officer
political affairs
  • +1 202 298 5811
Jonna Lehti
Assistant
  • +1 202 298 5832

Political-Military Affairs

Political-Military Affairs
Rasmus Hindrén
Senior Specialist
  • +1 202 298 5812

External Economic Relations

External Economic Relations Affairs
Antti Niemelä
Team Leader
economic and trade policy
  • +1 202 298 5830
Heli Hyypiä
Desk Officer
  • +1 202 298 5814
Eveliina Sterling
Assistant
financial affairs, trade policy
  • +1 202 298 5845

Media and Cultural Affairs

Media and Cultural Affairs
Annina Aalto
Second Secretary
Desk Officer
cultural affairs
  • +1 202 298 5823
Helena Häkäri
Attaché, Administrative Affairs
Coordinator
cultural affairs
  • +1 202 298 5822
Helena Liikanen-Renger
Press Counselor
  • +1 202 298 5820
Maria Gluschkoff
Assistant
Satu Järveläinen
Coordinator
communications
  • +1 202 298 5821

Consular and Administrative Affairs

Consular and Administrative Affairs
Kirsi-Marja Sivén
Attaché, Administrative Affairs
Team Leader
administrative services
  • +1 202 298 5827
Susanna Kangas
Consular Services Assistant
Lilian Bitar
Departmental Secretary
Administrative Officer
information management
Lotta Riikonen
Office Administrator
financial administration matters
Aija Tuhkanen
Office Administrator
financial administration matters
Päivi Korhonen
Attaché, Administrative Affairs
Team Leader
financial administration matters
Mika Laitinen
Chief Office Caretaker
Property Management and Office Services Attendant
  • +1 202 298 5848
Alexander Dela Cruz
Driver
Jukka Korhonen
Office Services Attendant
Antti Tuhkanen
Office Services Attendant
Property Management Worker

Office of the Defense, Military, Naval and Air Attaché

Office of the Defense, Military, Naval and Air Attaché
Pekka Toveri
Defence, Military, Naval and Air Attaché, Brigadier General
  • +1 202 298 5805
Jussi Jämsén
Deputy Defence Attaché
  • +1 202 298 5806
Janne Jokinen
Assistant Defense, Military, Naval and Air Attaché, Lieutenant colonel
  • +1 202 298 5804
Liisa Rutanen
Assistant
  • +1 202 298 5807
Ville Tarssanen
Security Specialist

Personnel of the Ambassador's residence

Personnel of the Ambassador's residence
Hannu Hakkinen
Maintenance Worker
caretaker, gardener
Arto Uusitalo
Catering and Housekeeping Supervisor
Marisa Villanueva
Catering and Housekeeping Attendant
housekeeper
Minda Vitalicio
Catering and Housekeeping Supervisor

Interns

Interns

Elisa Broman
Trainee
Niilo Hirvonen
Trainee
Roope Kalliokoski
Trainee
Sami Kröger
Trainee
Markus Metsala
Trainee
Arttu Rintanen
Trainee
Maria Suojala
Trainee

Business Finland

Iina Peltonen
Commercial Counsellor
  • +1 202 460 0606

Team Finland

Oskar Kass
  • +358 295 351 943
Ilkka Turunen
Senior Specialist
higher education and science policy