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 

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 

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 295160482

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

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

Kari Keskitalo, Administrative Assistant
tel. +358 295 160 944

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

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

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

Anne Välimaa, Administrative Officer
+358 295 351 391

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

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

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

 

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
 

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

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

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

Heidi Mäenpää, Communications Specialist (sabbatical)

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