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Special Advisers to the Ministers

Special advisers serve as political assistants to ministers. The prime minister and other ministers elected as party leaders have more than one adviser. Ministerial groups can also appoint special advisers. The term of a special adviser is linked to that of the minister. (Check against delivery)

Prime Minister Antti Rinne

Mr Matti Hirvola, special adviser
Tel. 0295 160 984

Ms Pilvi-Elina Kupias, special adviser (EU-Affairs)
Tel. 0295 160 995

Ms Tuulia Pitkänen, special adviser (Parliamentary Affairs)
Tel. 0295 160 231

Mr Dimitri Qvintus, special adviser (Press Relations)
Tel. 0295 161 073

Mr Joonas Rahkola, special adviser (Economic Affairs)
Tel. 0295 160 998

Mr Lauri Voionmaa, special adviser (International Affairs)
Tel. 0295 160 306

 

Minister for Foreign Affairs Pekka Haavisto

Mr Joel Linnainmäki special adviser
Tel. 0295 350 466

Mr Jarno Lappalainen special adviser
Tel. 0400 536 973

Mr Jeri Aalto special adviser
Tel.

Minister for Development Cooperation and Foreign Trade Ville Skinnari

Mr Tino Aalto special adviser
Tel. +358 50 4369188

Ms Tiina Vainio
 special adviser (press relations)
Tel.

Ms Kirsi Airio
 special adviser (starting 1 August)
Tel.

Minister of Justice Anna-Maja Henriksson

Mr Otto Andersson special adviser
p. 0295 150 121

Ms Camilla Mäkinen special adviser
p. 0295 150 119

Ms Lisa Palm special adviser
p. 0295 150 069

Ms Hanna Seppä special adviser
p. 0295 150 131

Minister for Nordic Cooperation and Equality Thomas Blomqvist

Ms Silja Borgarsdóttir Sandelin, special adviser
tel. 0295 150 116

Minister of the Interior Maria Ohisalo

Mr Ville Hulkkonen, special adviser
Tel. 044 077 7226

Mr Sami Kerman, special adviser
Tel. 050 477 8348

Ms Taru Anttonen, special adviser (media relations)
Tel. 050 477 8318

Mr Jussi Pyykkönen, special adviser (Economic Affairs)
Tel. 050 477 8354

Ms Emilia Laaksonen, special adviser (EU-affairs)
Tel.

Minister of Defence Antti Kaikkonen

Ms Terhi Haapaniemi, special adviser
p. 0295 140 018

Mr Jirka Hakala, special adviser
p. 0295 140 005

Ms Janne Torvinen, special adviser
p. 0295 140 433

Minister of Finance Mika Lintilä

Mr Jukka Ihanus, special adviser
Tel. 0295 530 422

Ms Ann-Mari Kemellin, special adviser
tel. 0295 530 380

Ms Eeva Kärkkäinen, special adviser
Tel.  0295 530 407

Mr Markus Lahtinen, special adviser
Tel. 0295 530 417

Ms Niina Nurkkala, special adviser
tel. 0295 530 394

Minister of Local Government and Ownership Steering Sirpa Paatero

Mr Lauri Finér, special adviser
tel. 0295 530283

Mr Paavali Kukkonen, special adviser
tel. 0295 160 214

Ms Minna Salminen, special adviser
tel. 0295 530273

Minister of Education Li Andersson

Mr Dan Koivulaakso, special adviser
p.

Ms Niina Jurva, special adviser
p. 0295 330 132

Ms Anna Mäkipää, special adviser
p. 0295 330 013

Mr Touko Sipiläinen, special adviser
p.

Mr Henri Purje, special adviser
p.

Minister for European Affairs Tytti Tuppurainen

Mr Matti Niemi, special adviser
tel. 

Mr Antton Rönnholm, special adviser
p. 040 506 7676

Ms Emilia Tervonen, special adviser (press relations)
p. 050 552 0676

Minister of Science and Culture Annika Saarikko

Ms Satu Mäki-Lassila, special adviser
p. 0295 330 103 

Ms Silja Silvasti, special adviser
p. 0295 330 062 

Mr Markus Ylimaa, special adviser
p. 0295 330 026 

Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Jari Leppä

Mr Teppo Säkkinen, special adviser
Tel. 050 516 2868

Ms Satu Haapaniemi, special adviser
Tel. 050 400 5193

Ms Annukka Kimmo, special adviser (press relations)
Tel. 050 478 0226

Minister of Transport and Communications Sanna Marin

Mr Ilkka Hamunen, special adviser
Tel. 050 478 1027

Mr Henrik Haapajärvi, special adviser
Tel. 050 339 2604

Ms Pirita Ruokonen, special adviser (starting 15 July)
Tel. 040 705 5900

Minister of Economic Affairs Katri Kulmuni

Mr Kari Jääskeläinen, special adviser
Tel. 044 058 1030

Ms  Jenny-Katariina Hasu
p. 040 6583 510

Mr Arttu Karila
p. 040 8297 072

Minister of Employment Timo Harakka

Ms Jenni Karjalainen, special adviser
Tel. 02950 47224

Mr Ville Kopra, special adviser
Tel. 0295 047184

Ms Piia Rekilä, special adviser
Tel. 0295 064 115

Minister of Social Affairs and Health Aino-Kaisa Pekonen

Mr Juho Orjala, special adviser
tel. 02951 63424

Ms Hanna Hänninen, special adviser
tel. 02951 63508

Mr Jiri Sironen, special adviser
tel. 02951 63410

Minister of Family Affairs and Social Service Krista Kiuru

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Minister of the Environment and Climate Change Krista Mikkonen

Ms Riikka Yliluoma, special adviser
tel. 050 414 1682

Mr Antti Heikkinen, special adviser
tel. 050 348 1406

Mr Timo Juurikkala, special adviser
tel. 040 555 4013