Ministries Communication Department contact

Prime Minister's Office
Ministry for Foreign Affairs
Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry
Ministry of Education and Culture
Ministry of Transport and Communications
Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment

Prime Minister's Office

Government Communications Department

Email: [email protected]
Twitter: @valtioneuvosto

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

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

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

Elena Uskola, Head of Digital Communications
tel. +358 295 160 131
Twitter: @ElenaUskola

Pekka Pekkala, Senior Specialist, Web Communications
tel. +358 295 160 590
Twitter: @pekkapekkala 

Maija Luotonen, Communications Specialist
tel. +358 295 160 552
- web communications

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

Lauri Heikkinen, Communications Specialist
tel. +358 295 160 194
- EU communications
Twitter: @Lauritopias

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

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

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

Elina Savenius, Visual Communications Specialist
tel. + 358 295 160 482

Fanni Uusitalo, Visual Communications Specialist
tel. + 358 295 160 154

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

Jussi Altonen, Communications Assistant
tel. +358 295 160 607

Kari Keskitalo, Communications Assistant
tel. +358 295 160 944
- web communications, webcasts, Government Press Room reservations 

Strategic communication team

Päivi Tampere, Head of Communication 
tel. +358 295 160 911

Johanna Kaprio-Papageorgiou, Chief Communications Specialist
tel. +358 295 160 140

Alma Snellman, Communications Specialist
tel. +358 295 160 127

Jenny Thuneberg, Communications Specialist
tel. +358 29 5161 161

Tiina Varhee, Communications Specialist
tel +358 295 160 710

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. +358 295 160 605
- shared internal communications of the Prime Minister’s Office and Government

Kaisa Enakimo, Senior Specialist
tel. +358 295 160 478
- 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

Elina Ravantti, Director of Communications
+358 295 350 622

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

Johanna Kotkajärvi, Deputy Director General
+358 295 351 351

Ruusa Hakala, Team Leader, Administrative Affairs
+358 295 350 197

Anne Välimaa, Administrative Officer
+358 295 351 391

Lilian Bitar, Administrative Officer
+358 295 350 673

Seniha Cihangir, Head of Web Communications
+358 295 350 694

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

Ella Jokinen, Visual Communications Specialist
+358 295 350 806

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

Anu Pulkkinen, Director
+358 295 351 356, +358 40 481 9880

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

Sara Haalahti, Information Officer
+358 295 350 089
Europe information, events, discretionary government transfers for Europe information

Hanni Hyvärinen, Communications Coordinator
+358 295 351 020
intranet content manager

Vilma Paavilainen, Communications Officer
+358 295 350 261

Anna Romo, Communications Coordinator
+ 358 295 350 240
content manager of eurooppatiedotus.fi, web communications

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

René Söderman, Special assignment 
+358 295 351 742

Unit for Communications on Sustainable Development and Trade 

Ville Cantell, Director
+358 295 351 847

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

Kuutti Koski, Communications Coordinator
+358 295 350 206
development policy, editor-in-chief of Kehitys-Utveckling magazine, role of the private sector in development, development finance institutions, taxation for development

Eija Palosuo, Communications Officer
+358 295 351 961
Kenya, Tanzania, multilateral cooperation, 2030 Agenda 

Hanna Päivärinta
+358 295 351 370
Afghanistan, Myanmar, Nepal and Palestinian territory, global education, events and publications

Virpi Sormunen, Communications Assistant
+358 295 350 407
travel grants for journalists, events, procurement

Ruut Tolonen, Communications Officer 
+358 295 350 044
Ethiopia, Mozambique, Zambia, humanitarian aid, evaluation of development cooperation

Lotta Nuotio, Content and Communications Specialist 
+358 295 351 505
external economic relations, editor-in-chief of the Kauppapolitiikka magazine

Miia Vihola, Communications Officer
+358 295 350 680
external economic relations, Team Finland communication, subeditor of the Kauppapolitiikka magazine

Unit for Global Communications 

Eevamari Laaksonen, Director
+358 295 351 383

Juhana Tuunanen, Content and Communications Specialist 
+358 295 350 214
communications, public diplomacy and media visits, Americas, Caribbean

Henriikka Ahtiainen, Communications Coordinator
+358 295 350 617

Helena Kiiskinen, Communications Officer
+358 295 351 362
communications, public diplomacy and media visits, Europe

Anu Lehtinen, Communications Officer
+358 295 351 321
communications, public diplomacy and media visits, Africa

Anne Mattila, Communications Assistant
+358 295 350 480 
communications, public diplomacy and media visits, South-Eastern Europe

Rim Mezian, Communications Coordinator
+358 295 351 905
communications, public diplomacy and media visits, Middle East, migration communication 

Milla Shor, Communications Officer
+358 295 351 509
communications, public diplomacy and media visits, Eastern Europe, South Caucasus and Central Asia

Unit for Public Diplomacy

Laura Kamras, Director
+358 295 351 558

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

Mika Hammarén, Communications Officer
+358 290 351 316
public diplomacy 

Elina Järvenpää, Communications Officer 
+358 295 350 481

Piritta Kaartio, Communications Officer
+358 295 351 116

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

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

Juulia Vanninen, Communications Assistant
+358 295 350 340 

Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry

Email: [email protected]

Janne Impiö, Communications Director
0295 162 064
directs and develops communications at the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, cooperation within the administrative branch 

Iina Bister, Communications Officer
0295 162 276
natural resources communications

Päivi Kari, Communications Specialist
0295 16 2122
climate, biodiversity and forest communications

Meri Kiikkala, Communications Officer
0295 162 005
rural development, Rural Development Programme

Mervi Laitinen, Communications Specialist
0295 162 098
UN Year of Plant Health 2020, Insect Hotels 2020

Teemu Leppänen, Communications Specialist
0295 162 095
natural resources communications, bioeconomy communications

Tea Rantanen, Communications Specialist
0295 162 057
agriculture and food communications, animal welfare and food safety communications

Vesa Vuorimaa, Communications Specialist
0295 162 466
internet, development projects, natural resources communications, land surveying and spatial data

Pekka Väisänen, Chief Communications Specialist
0295 162 48
agricultural policy, EU communications

Ministry of Education and Culture

Email: [email protected]

Mari-Kaisa Brander, Director of Communications
tel. +358 295 330 399

Mari Koivula, Communications Specialist
Tel. +358 295 330 194

Merja Laavola, Communications assistant
tel. +358 295 330 177

Jaana Luostarinen, Web Editor-in-Chief
tel. +358 295 330 199
- web communications

Pia Ekqvist, Communications Specialist
tel. +358 295 330 232
- matters related to culture, copyright and churches

Katarina Koch, Communications Specialist
tel. +358 295 330 157
- matters related to Swedish-speaking communications, international communications, image production

Juha Ojanen, Communications Specialist
tel. +358 295 330 221
- matters related to early childhood education, basic education, upper secondary education, EU communications, crisis communications

Kosti Keistinen, Communications Specialist
tel. +358 295 330 021
- matters related to higher education and science, youth and physical activity, social media

Liisa Heikkilä, Communications Assistant
tel. +358 295 330 099
- internal communications, web communications

Arja Aikavuori, visual designer
tel. +358 295 330 009

Ministry of Transport and Communications

Email: [email protected]

Niinivaara Susanna, Communications Director
tel. +358 295 342 330

Ellonen Antti, Head of Communications
tel. +358 295 342 334

Jäppinen Marjo, Head of Communications
tel. +358 295 342 329

Johanna Stenholm, Head of Communications
tel. +358 295 342 308

Hannele Amonoo, Communications Specialist
tel. +358 295 342 220

Virpi Komulainen, Communications Specialist
tel. +358 295 342 096

Paula Rinne, Communications Specialist
tel. +358 295 342 242

Eine Rossi, Communications Specialist
tel. +358 295 342 331

Hannele Sartjärvi, Communications Specialist
tel. +358 295 342 332

Anna Berghäll, Planning Officer
tel. +358 295 342 009

Anni Takanen, Planning Officer
tel. +358 295 342 037

Elsa Mustaparta, Visual Designer
tel. +358 295 342 121

Lotta Tontti, Assistant
tel. +358 295 342 255

Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment

Email: [email protected]

Press: tel. +358 29 504 7245 (weekdays 9.00-16.00)
E-mail address:info(at)tem.fi

Mr Mikko Koivumaa, Director of Communications
tel. +358 29 50 47030

Ms Tiina Kairistola, Head of Communications
tel. +358 29 50 48055

Ms Anna Rissanen, Head of Communications
tel. +358 29 504 7052
- Communication on employment issues

Ms Kaija Nevalainen, Communications assistant
tel. +358 29 50 63712

Ms Johanna Keskitalo, Communications Specialist
tel. +358 29 50 48142
- internal Communication

Mr Mauri Vieru, Communications Specialist
tel. +358 29 506 3577
- energy Department

Ms Anniina Lehtonen, Communications Specialist
tel. +358 29 5047115
- regions and Growth Services

Ms Hanna Säntti, Communications Specialist
tel. +358 29 5047 076
- labourmigration and integration

Mr Mikko Myller, Communications Specialist
tel. +358 29 50 47147
- innovations and Enterprise Financing

Ms Kaisu Aho, Web Editor-in-Chief
tel. +358 29 50 60053
- the website www.tem.fi, newsletter

Ms Niina Kalliainen, Specialist, Visual Designer
tel. +358 29 50 47079

Ms Riitta Elo, Publications Specialist
tel. +358 29 506 3637

Ms Kikka Ryytty, Publications Specialist
tel. +358 29 504 7045