Embassy of Finland, Washington

Customer service

Limited customer service by appointments only. 

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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.

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Office hours

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

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

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Personnel

Ambassador's Office

Mikko Hautala
Head of Mission
Ambassador
CV
Tarja Aarnio
Assistant to the Ambassador
  • +1 202 298 5802
Tarja Thatcher
Social Secretary
  • +1 202 298 5819

Minister's Office

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

Political Section WAS

Sirpa Nyberg
Minister-Counsellor
Team Leader
Finnish - U.S.A Bilateral, Transatlantic and Superpower relations
  • +1 202 298 5813
Maria Kauko
First Secretary
US domestic affairs, Asia, Middle East, human rights
  • +1 202 413 7925
Niina Nykänen
Counsellor
U.S. Foreign and Security Policy, Arms Control
Jonna Plante
Assistant
Teamassistant
  • +1 202 298 5832

Political-Military Affairs

Political-Military Affairs

Mari Eteläpää
Defence Counselor Defence Policy and cooperation

Section for Sustainable Growth and Commerce

External Economic Relations Affairs

Antti Niemelä
Minister-Counsellor
Team Leader
Technology, Trade, Economy
  • +1 202 298 5830
Heli Hyypiä
Counsellor
Climate, Green Economy, Arctic
  • +1 202 298 5814
Christopher Burk
Adviser
Energy, Circular Economy, Data &Privacy
Eveliina Sterling
Teamassistant
  • +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
Katri Källbacka
Attaché, Administrative Affairs
Coordinator
communications
Culture
Maria Gluschkoff
Assistant
Taru Inkinen
Coordinator

Consular and Administrative Affairs

Consular and Administrative Affairs

Kirsi-Marja Sivén
Team Leader
administrative services
  • +1 202 298 5827
Päivi Korhonen
Teamleader Financial Administration
Mika Kaikkonen
Administrative Officer
Consular services and information management
Susanna Kangas
Office administrator Consular Affairs
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
Colonel defence, Military, Naval and Air Attaché
Jussi Jämsén
Commander Assistant Defence, Military, Naval and Air Attché
Harri Korhonen
Lieutenant Colonel Defence Cooperation Attaché & Assistant Defence, Military, Naval and Air Attaché
Liisa Rutanen
Assistant
Ville Tarssanen
Technical Sergeant

Personnel of the Ambassador's residence

Personnel of the Ambassador's residence
Raimo Hautasaari
Maintenance Worker
Tuija Laukkonen
chef, cook
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

Interns

Interns

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