Embassy of Finland, Washington

Office hours

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

Customer service

Customer service currently in case of an emergency only, please contact us by email.

Email: passi.was( at )formin.fi
Telephone inquiries: +1 202 298 5800, Mondays and Wednesdays 1.00 pm -3.00 pm

We will inform about possible changes on our social media channels and our website finlandabroad.fi/usa.

Special opening hours

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
CV
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
Jani Raappana
Deputy Head of Mission
Lotta Suomi
Assistant
secretary
  • +1 202 298 5804

Political Affairs

Political Affairs
Sirpa Nyberg
Minister Counselor, Head of Political Affairs
  • +1 202 298 5813
Heikki Hietala
Counsellor
Desk Officer
  • +1 202 298 5809
Niina Nykänen
Second Secretary
Counselor, Political Affairs
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
Minister Counselor, Head of Trade and Economic Affairs
  • +1 202 298 5830
Heli Hyypiä
Desk Officer
  • +1 202 298 5814
Daniel Cohen
Coordinator
Eveliina Sterling
Assistant
financial affairs, trade policy
  • +1 202 298 5845

Media and Cultural Affairs

Media and Cultural Affairs
Helena Liikanen-Renger
Press Counselor
  • +1 202 298 5820
Suvi Järvelä-Hagström
First Secretary
Desk Officer
cultural affairs
Helena Häkäri
Attaché, Administrative Affairs
Coordinator
cultural affairs
Satu Järveläinen
Coordinator
communications
  • +1 202 298 5821
Maria Gluschkoff
Assistant

Consular and Administrative Affairs

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

Office of the Defense, Military, Naval and Air Attaché

Office of the Defense, Military, Naval and Air Attaché
Petteri Seppälä
Defense, Military, Naval and Air Attaché
Defense, Military, Naval and Air Attaché
Jussi Jämsén
Deputy Defence Attaché
Harri Korhonen
Deputy Defence Attaché
Liisa Rutanen
Assistant
Ville Tarssanen
Security Specialist

Personnel of the Ambassador's residence

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

Team Finland

Oskar Kass
  • +358 295 351 943
Ilkka Turunen
Senior Specialist
higher education and science policy
  • +1 202 368 0695

Business Finland

Iina Peltonen
Commercial Counsellor
  • +1 202 460 0606

Interns

Interns

Saana Sjöblom-Hasselblatt
Trainee
Sanni Välilä
Intern