Prime Minister’s Office

Government Communications Department

Email: [email protected]
Twitter: @valtioneuvosto

Päivi Anttikoski, Director General, Director of Government Communications
tel. +358 40 536 4821
Twitter: @PaiviAnttikoski

Päivi Paasikoski, Deputy Director of Government Communications
tel. +358 295 160 136, +358 40 547 6279
Twitter: @PaiviPaasikoski

Head of Communications Heta-Leena Sierilä
tel. +358 295 161 063, +358 40 588 8589
- current topics, projects 

Jussi Toivanen, Chief Communications Specialist
tel. +358 295 160 141
- information operations, crisis communications

Pekka Pekkala, Senior Specialist, Web Communications
tel. +358 295 160 590
- web communications (government.fi), social media
Twitter: @pekkapekkala 

Aapo Riihimäki, Communications Specialist
tel. +358 295 160 022
- web communications, social media

Laura Kotila, Communications Specialist
tel. +358 295 160 750
- photos, image bank, social media
- webcasts

Teemu Hotti, Visual Communications Specialist
tel. +358 295 160 223
- visual communications

Kosti Keistinen, Communications Coordinator
tel. +358 295 506 655 
- web communications, social media, webcasts
Twitter: @KostiOlavi

Tiina Varhee, Communications Assistant
tel. +358 295 160 710
- web communications, webcasts, Government Press Room reservations

Communication of decisions

Anne Saloranta, Communications Officer
- decisions, government sessions
tel. +358 295 160 139

Communication on EU and international affairs

Anne Sjöholm, Head of Communications for EU and International Affairs
tel. +358 40 537 0733
Twitter: @AnneSjoholm

Lauri Heikkinen, Communications Specialist
tel. +358 295 160 194
- international affairs, photos, image bank
Twitter: @Lauritopias

EU2019 Presidency communications

Johanna Kaprio,Chief Specialist (on leave of absence)
tel. 
- content creation and communications
Twitter: @johkapri

Elena Uskola, Senior Specialist
tel. +358 295 160 131
- digital communications and content creation
Twitter: @ElenaUskola

Julietta Huttu, Senior Specialist
tel. +358 50 472 0808
- media centre arrangements

Sera Martikainen, Visual Coordinator
tel. +358 295 160 042
- visual communications

Katja Keckman, Senior Communications Specialist
tel. +358 50 472 1308
- content creation and communications

Anna Rissanen, Senior Communications Specialist
tel. +358 50 472 1356
- content creation and communications

Jaakko Ranta, Senior Specialist
tel. +358 50 472 1684
- social media

Government Administration Department

Internal Communications and Information Support Division and Translation and Language Division

Kaija Uusisilta, Director of Division
tel. +358 295 160 890
- development of the activities and productivity of the divisions and cooperation with ministries

Internal communications

Virpi Kankaanpää, Head of Unit
tel. +358 295 160 893
- shared internal communications of the Prime Minister’s Office and Government

Information Support and Publications Unit

Päivi Pirttilä, Head of Unit
tel. +358 295 160 133
- library and information services, publications

Ministry for Foreign Affairs

Paula Parviainen, Director of Communications
+358 295 350 425

Harri Kilpi, Communications Coordinator
+358 295 351 342
adviser to the Director General, coordination of staff training

Piritta Kaartio, Administrative Officer
+358 295 351 116

Johanna Kotkajärvi, Deputy Director General
+358 295 351 351

Liisa Levänen, Team Leader, Administrative Affairs
+358 295 350 188

Anne Välimaa, Administrative Officer
+358 295 351 391

Liina Hemminki, Head of Web Communications
+358 295 350 384

Risto Joki, Senior Planning Officer
+358 295 351 340
web communications and information systems

Anna Romo, Communications Coordinator
+358 295 350 240

Lauri Äijälä, Senior Planning Officer
+358 295 351 357
web communications and information systems

Unit for Current Affairs

Vesa Häkkinen, Director
+358 295 351 356, +358 40 481 9880

Pekka Shemeikka, Content and Communications Specialist
+358 295 351 944
foreign and security policy

Marja-Leena Kultanen, Communications Coordinator, Web Content Manager (missions)
+358 295 351 387

Rim Mezian, Communications Coordinator
+358 295 351 905

Petra Sarias, Content and Communications Specialist
+358 295 351 593
consular and legal services

Heli Pietilä, Content and Communications Specialist
+358 295 351 422
consular and legal services

Miia Vihola, Communications Assistant
+358 295 350 680
web communications, press releases, media monitoring, organisation of media events

Minna Elo
+358 295 350 508

Heta Melantie, Communications Coordinator
+358 295 351 020
Intranet Content Manager

Unit for Communications on Europe and Neighbouring Areas

Ville Cantell, Director
+358 295 351 847

Sara Haalahti, Communications Officer
+358 295 350 089

Petteri Heliste
+358 295 350 284

Outi Koskinen, Communications Coordinator
+358 295 351 363

Anne Mattila, Communications Assistant
+358 295 350 480

Reetta Purontakanen, Communications Officer
+358 295 350 242

Milla Shor, Communications Officer
+358 295 351 509

Unit for Development Communications

Erja-Outi Heino, Director
+358 295 351 384

Olli Moilanen, Content and Communications Specialist
+358 295 350 049
coordination of communications projects, global education

Kuutti Koski, Communications Coordinator
+358 295 350 206

Eija Palosuo, Communications Officer
+358 295 351 961

Hanna Päivärinta, Communications Officer
+358 295 351 370
publications and events, web communications, partner countries in Asia

Virpi Sormunen, Communications Assistant
+358 295 350 407

Unit for Communications on Asia, Africa and the Americas

Eevamari Laaksonen, Director
+358 295 351 383

Hanna Öunap, Content and Communications Specialist
+358 295 350 118

Helena Kiiskinen, Communications Officer
+358 295 351 362
Communications, public diplomacy and media visits. Africa and the Middle East, excl. development cooperation.

Anu Lehtinen, Communications Officer
+358 295 351 321
Communications, public diplomacy and media visits. Southern Asia, India and Australia

Salla Mähönen, Communications Assistant
+358 295 350 637

Christa Haag, Project Assistant
+358 295 350 136

Unit for Public Diplomacy

Laura Kamras, Director
+358 295 351 558

Lotta Nuotio, Content and Communications Specialist
+358 295 350 368
external economic relations, Editor-in-Chief of the Kauppapolitiikka magazine

Katri Källbacka, Communications Officer
+358 295 351 793

Peter Marten, Managing Editor
+358 295 351 132
thisisFINLAND.fi

Meira Pappi, Specialist, Country Branding
+358 295 351 367

Anna Ruohonen, Web Editor (Russian)
+358 295 351 022
thisisFINLAND.fi

Tuomas Sottinen, Communications Officer
+358 295 350 151

Anitta Talja, Communications Officer
+358 295 350 036
thisisFINLAND.fi

Juulia Vanninen, Communications Assistant
+358 295 351 125