Pirjo Tulokas appointed as Director General for Administrative Services

Ministry for Foreign Affairs 30.1.2020 11.43
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A new Director General for Administrative Services was appointed at a Government session on 30 January.

The Government appointed Counsellor for Foreign Affairs Pirjo Tulokas to serve as Director-General for Administrative Affairs in the Ministry for Foreign Affairs for a fixed term between 1 February 2020 and 31 August 2024. Tulokas has been Deputy Director General for Human Resources since 2016.

In 2012–2016, she worked as Head of Finland’s Consulate General in St Petersburg and, in 2009–2012, as Deputy Head of the Mission. Her career in the Diplomatic Service includes postings to London, Brussels, Vilnius and Petrozavodsk. In 2003–2007, Tulokas worked in the Ministry’s Political Department where she was responsible for security questions related to NATO and the Baltic Sea.

Tulokas holds a Master of Arts degree. She joined the Ministry in 1994.

Inquiries: Jyri Järviaho, Counsellor, tel. +358 29 5351 449