Special Advisers to the Ministers

Special advisers serve as political assistants to ministers. The Prime Minister and other ministers acting as party leaders have several advisers, whereas other ministers have only one. Ministerial groups can also appoint special advisers.

 

 

Prime Minister Jyrki Katainen

 

Special Adviser (Political Affairs) Ms Sirkku Linna

Tel. +358 295 160 296

 

Special Adviser (Press Relations) Mr Juha Kirstilä

Tel. +358 295 160 309

 

Special Adviser (International Affairs) Mr Antti Vänskä

Tel. +358 295 160 306

 

Special Adviser (EU Affairs) Mr Pasi Rajala

Tel. +358 295 160 311

 

Special Adviser (Economic Affairs) Mr Joonas Turunen

Tel. +358 295 160 292

 

Special Adviser (Parliamentary Affairs) Mr Antti Häkkänen

Tel. +358 295 160 395

 

Prime Minister's Office

PO Box 23, FI-00023 Government, Finland

E-mail: forename.surname@vnk.fi

 


Minister of Finance Jutta Urpilainen

 

Special Adviser (Secretary of Ministers) Mr Jyrki Konola

Tel. +358 295 530 321

 

Special Adviser (Economic Policies) Mr Ville Kopra

Tel. +358 295 530 034

 

Special Adviser (Press Relations) Mr Arto Virtanen

Tel. 0295 530 046

 

Special Adviser (Parliamentary Affairs) Mr Matti Niemi

Tel. +358  295 530 160

 

Ministry of Finance

PO Box 28, FI-00023 Government, Finland

E-mail: forename.surname@vm.fi

 


Minister for Foreign Affairs Erkki Tuomioja

 

Special Adviser Ms Tarja Kantola

Tel. +358 295 351 799

 

Press Attaché Mr Tero Shemeikka

Tel. +358 295 351 508

 

Ministry for Foreign Affairs

PO Box 176, FI-00023 Government, Finland

E-mail: forename.surname@formin.fi

 


Minister for European Affairs and Foreign Trade

Alexander Stubb

 

Special Adviser Mr Lauri Tierala

Tel. +358 295 351 778

 

Press Attaché Ms Mari-Kaisa Brander

Tel. +358 295 351 768

 

Ministry for Foreign Affairs

PO Box 176, FI-00023 Government, Finland

E-mail: forename.surname@formin.fi

 


Minister for International Development Pekka Haavisto

 

Special Adviser Ms Tuuli Kousa (ownership steering)

Tel. +358 295 160 149

 

Special Adviser Ms Laura Nordström

Tel. +358 295 351 782

 

Press Attaché Ms Milma Kettunen

Tel. +358 295 350 921

 

Communications Specialist Mr Ville Hulkkonen

Tel. +358 295 160 158

 

Ministry for Foreign Affairs

PO Box 176, FI-00023 Government, Finland

E-mail: forename.surname@formin.fi

 


Minister of Justice Anna-Maja Henriksson

 

Special Adviser Mr Robin Harms

Tel. +358 295 150 176

 

Special Adviser Mr Otto Andersson

Tel. +358 295 150 255

 

Ministry of Justice

PO Box 25, FI-00023 Government, Finland

E-mail: forename.surname@om.fi

 


Minister of the Interior Päivi Räsänen

 

Special Adviser Mr Niklas Andersson

Tel. +358 295 418 806

 

Special Adviser Ms Sonja Falk

Tel. +358 295 418 835

 

Special Adviser Ms Marjo Loponen (until 15.6.2014)

Tel. +358 50 456 2760

 

Ministry of the Interior

PO Box 26, FI-00023 Government, Finland

E-mail: forename.surname@intermin.fi

 


Minister of Defence Carl Haglund

 

Special Adviser Mr Patrik Gayer

Tel. +358 9 1608 8106

 

Special Adviser Ms Malin Brännkärr

Tel. +358 295 140 104

 

Ministry of Defence

PO Box 31, FI-00131 Helsinki, Finland

E-mail: forename.surname@defmin.fi

 


Minister of Education and Communications Krista Kiuru

 

Special Adviser Mr Esa Suominen

Tel. +358 295 330 132

 

Ministry of Education and Culture

PO Box 29, FI-00023 Government, Finland

E-mail:  forename.surname@minedu.fi

 

Special Adviser Mr Antton Rönnholm

Tel. +358 295 342 676

 

Ministry of Transport and Communications

PO Box 31, FI–00023 Government, Finland

E-mail: forename.surname@lvm.fi

 


Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Jari Koskinen

 

Special Adviser Ms Tiina Rytilä

Tel. +358 295 162 132

 

Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry

PO Box 30, FI-00023 Government, Finland

E-mail: forename.surname@mmm.fi

 

 


Minister of Transport and Local Government

Henna Virkkunen

 

Special Adviser Ms Sini Korpinen

Tel. +358 50 574 9514

 

Ministry of Finance

PO Box 28, FI-00023 Government, Finland

E-mail: forename.surname@vm.fi

 

Special Adviser Ms Laura Rissanen

Tel. +358 295 342 325

 

Ministry of Transport and Communications

PO Box 31, FI–00023 Government, Finland

E-mail: laura.rissanen@lvm.fi

 


Minister of Economic Affairs Jan Vapaavuori

 

Special Adviser Mr Pete Pokkinen

Tel. +358 295 063 533

 

Ministry of Employment and the Economy

PO Box 32, FI-00023 Government, Finland

E-mail: forename.surname@tem.fi

 


Minister of Labour Lauri Ihalainen

 

Special Adviser Ms Jenni Karjalainen

Tel. 0295 060 140

 

Ministry of Employment and the Economy

PO Box 32, FI-00023 Government, Finland

E-mail: forename.surname@tem.fi

 


Minister of Social Affairs and Health Paula Risikko

 

Special Adviser Mr Juuso Rönnholm

Tel. +358 295 163 107

 

Ministry of Social Affairs and Health

PO Box 33, FI-00023 Government, Finland

E-mail: forename.surname@stm.fi

 


Minister of Health and Social Services

Susanna Huovinen

 

Special Adviser Ms Laura Lindeberg

Tel. +358 295 163 110

 

Ministry of Social Affairs and Health

PO Box 33, FI-00023 Government, Finland

E-mail: forename.surname@stm.fi

 


Minister of the Environment Ville Niinistö

 

Special Adviser Mr Timo Juurikkala

Tel. +358 295 250 109

 

Special Adviser Ms Emma Kari

tel. 0295 250 076

 

Ministry of the Environment

PO Box 35, FI-00023 Government, Finland

E-mail: forename.surname@ymparisto.fi

 


Minister of Culture and Housing Pia Viitanen

 

Special Adviser Mr Jouni Parkkonen

Tel. +358 295 250 220

 

Ministry of the Environment

PO Box 35, FI-00023 Government, Finland

E-mail: forename.surename@ymparisto.fi