Titta Maja appointed Director General of the Department for Development Policy
On Thursday 9 December, the Government appointed a new Director General to the Department for Development Policy of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs.
The Government appointed Deputy Director General of the Department for Development Policy Titta Maja to serve as Director General of the Department for a fixed term from 13 December 2021 to 31 August 2025.
Maja has served as Deputy Director General of the Department for Development Policy since 2020. In 2018–2020, she worked as Director of the Unit for South Asia. She was Editor-in-Chief of Kauppapolitiikka magazine for one year in 2017–2018. Before that, she served at the Permanent Mission of Finland in Geneva, where she was responsible for disarmament and arms control questions in 2015-2017 and for human rights issues in 2014. Her career in the Diplomatic Service includes posts in Santiago de Chile and Tallinn and in the Delegation of the European Union to Brazil. Before joining the Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Maja worked in specialised agencies of the United Nations.
Maja joined the Ministry for Foreign Affairs in 2002. She holds a Master's degree in Social Sciences.
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