List of Ambassadors from Finland

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This is a list of ambassadors from Finland. Note that some ambassadors are responsible for more than one country while others are directly accredited from Helsinki or other capital city.

Current Finnish Ambassadors[edit]

Africa[edit]

International Organisation City (location) Country (location) Ambassador
 Algeria Algiers Embassy Hannele Voionmaa
 Egypt Cairo Embassy Tuula Yrjölä
 Sudan Ambassador accredited from Egypt Tuula Yrjölä
 South Africa Pretoria Embassy Anne Saloranta
 Botswana Ambassador accredited from South Africa Anne Saloranta
 Lesotho Ambassador accredited from South Africa Anne Saloranta
 Mauritius Ambassador accredited from South Africa Anne Saloranta
 Namibia Windhoek Embassy Anne Saloranta
 Ethiopia Addis Abeba Embassy Sirpa Mäenpää
 Djibouti Ambassador accredited from Ethiopia Sirpa Mäenpää
 South Sudan Ambassador accredited from Ethiopia Leo Olasvirta
 Kenya Nairobi Embassy Sofie From-Emmesberger
 Seychelles Ambassador accredited from Kenya Sofie From-Emmesberger
 Eritrea Ambassador accredited from Kenya Sofie From-Emmesberger
 Uganda Ambassador accredited from Kenya Sofie From-Emmesberger
 Morocco Rabat Embassy Christina Harttila
 Mauritania Nouakchott Ambassador accredited from Morocco Christina Harttila
 Mozambique Maputo Embassy Seija Toro
 Angola Ambassador accredited from Mozambique Seija Toro
 Swaziland Ambassador accredited from Mozambique Seija Toro
 Nigeria Abuja Embassy Riitta Korpivaara
 Ghana Ambassador accredited from Nigeria Riitta Korpivaara
 Benin Ambassador accredited from Nigeria Riitta Korpivaara
 Liberia Ambassador accredited from Nigeria Riitta Korpivaara
 Senegal Ambassador accredited from Nigeria Riitta Korpivaara
 Cape Verde Lisbon Ambassador accredited from Portugal Outi Holopainen
 Tanzania Dar es Salaam Embassy Sinikka Antila
 Burundi Ambassador accredited from Tanzania Sinikka Antila
 Rwanda Ambassador accredited from Tanzania Sinikka Antila
 Congo, Democratic Republic of the Ambassador accredited from Tanzania Sinikka Antila
 Tunisia Tunis Embassy Tanja Jääskeläinen
 Libya Ambassador accredited from Tunisia Tanja Jääskeläinen
 Zambia Lusaka Embassy Timo Olkkonen
 Zimbabwe Ambassador accredited from Zambia Timo Olkkonen
 Malawi Ambassador accredited from Zambia Timo Olkkonen

Asia[edit]

International Organisation City (location) Country (location) Ambassador
 Afghanistan Kabul Embassy Ari Mäki
 Azerbaijan Helsinki Roving Ambassador, accredited from Helsingistä Christer Michelsson
 China Beijing Embassy Jari Gustafsson
 Mongolia Beijing Ambassador accredited from China Jari Gustafsson
 India New Delhi Embassy Aapo Pölhö
 Bangladesh New Delhi Ambassador accredited from India Aapo Pölhö
 Bhutan Helsinki Roving Ambassador for South Asia, accredited from Helsinki Rauli Suikkonen
 Maldives Helsinki Roving Ambassador for South Asia, accredited from Helsinki Rauli Suikkonen
 Sri Lanka Helsinki Roving Ambassador for South Asia, accredited from Helsinki Rauli Suikkonen
   Nepal Katmandu Embassy Asko Luukkainen
 Indonesia Jakarta Embassy Päivi Hiltunen-Toivio
 East Timor Jakarta Ambassador accredited from Indonesia Kai Sauer
 Iran Tehran Embassy Harri Kämäräinen
 Israel Tel Aviv Embassy Leena-Kaisa Mikkola
 Kazakhstan Astana Embassy Ilkka Räisänen
 Kyrgyzstan Ambassador accredited from Kazakhstan Ilkka Räisänen
 Tajikistan Helsinki Roving Ambassador to Central Asia, accredited from Helsinki Niklas Lindqvist
 Turkmenistan Helsinki Roving Ambassador to Central Asia, accredited from Helsinki Niklas Lindqvist
 Uzbekistan Roving Ambassador to Central Asia, accredited from Helsinki Niklas Lindqvist
 United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi Embassy Ilkka-Pekka Similä
 Qatar Ambassador accredited from United Arab Emirates Ilkka-Pekka Similä
 Bahrain Ambassador accredited from United Arab Emirates Ilkka-Pekka Similä
 Vietnam Hanoi Embassy Kimmo Lähdevirta
 Japan Tokyo Embassy Manu Virtamo
 Republic of Korea Seoul Embassy Matti Heimonen
 North Korea Ambassador accredited from South Korea Matti Heimonen
 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Embassy Matti Pullinen
 Brunei Ambassador accredited from Malaysia Matti Pullinen
 Philippines Ambassador accredited from Malaysia Matti Pullinen
 Pakistan Helsinki Roving Ambassador for South Asia, accredited from Helsinki Rauli Suikkonen
 Saudi Arabia Riyadh Embassy Jarno Syrjälä
 Yemen Ambassador accredited from Saudi Arabia Jarno Syrjälä
 Kuwait Ambassador accredited from Saudi Arabia Jarno Syrjälä
 Oman Ambassador accredited from Saudi Arabia Jarno Syrjälä
 Singapore Singapore Embassy Ari Heikkinen
 Syria Beirut Ambassador accredited fromLebanon Kari Kahiluoto
 Iraq Beirut Ambassador accredited from Lebanon Kari Kahiluoto
 Jordan Beirut Ambassador accredited from Lebanon Kari Kahiluoto
 Lebanon Beirut Embassy Kari Kahiluoto
 Thailand Bangkok Embassy Kirsti Westphalen
 Cambodia Bangkok Ambassador accredited from Thailand Kirsti Westphalen
 Laos Bangkok Ambassador accredited from Thailand Kirsti Westphalen
 Myanmar Bangkok Ambassador accredited from Thailand Kirsti Westphalen
 Turkey Ankara Embassy Nina Vaskunlahti
 Australia Canberra Embassy Pasi Patokallio
 Fiji Canberra Ambassador accredited from Australia Pasi Patokallio
 Papua New Guinea Ambassador accredited from Australia Pasi Patokallio
 New Zealand Ambassador accredited from Australia Pasi Patokallio
 Samoa Ambassador accredited from Australia Pasi Patokallio

Europe[edit]

International Organisation City (location) Country (location) Ambassador
 Netherlands The Hague Embassy Liisa Talonpoika
 Albania Athens Ambassador accredited from Greece Pauli Mäkelä
 Armenia Helsinki Roving Ambassador accredited from Helsinki Christer Michelsson
 Andorra Madrid Ambassador accredited from Spain Roberto Tanzi-Albi
 Belgium Brussels Embassy Per-Mikael Engberg
 Bulgaria Sofia Embassy Harri Salmi
 Bosnia and Herzegovina Ljubljana Ambassador accredited from Slovenia Pekka Metso
 Spain Madrid Embassy Roberto Tanzi-Albi
 Georgia Helsinki Roving Ambassador accredited from Helsinki Christer Michelsson
 Iceland Reykjavík Embassy Valtteri Hirvonen
 Austria Vienna Embassy Anu Laamanen
 Ireland Dublin Embassy Hilkka Nenonen
 Italy Rome Embassy Petri Tuomi-Nikula
 Latvia Riga Embassy Olli Kantanen
 Liechtenstein Bern Ambassador accredited from Sveitsistä Jari Luoto
 Lithuania Vilnius Embassy Harri Mäki-Reinikka
 Luxembourg Luxembourg Embassy Marja Lehto
 Greece Athens Embassy Pauli Mäkelä
 Croatia Zagreb Embassy Timo Rajakangas
 Cyprus Nicosia Embassy Anu Saarela
 Kosovo Pristina Embassy Anne Meskanen
 Monaco Paris Ambassador accredited from France Risto Piipponen
 Macedonia Zagreb Ambassador accredited from Croatia Timo Rajakangas
 Montenegro Belgrade Ambassador accredited from Serbia Pekka Orpana
 Moldova Bucarest Ambassador accredited from Romania Ulla Väistö
 Malta Rome Ambassador accredited from Italy Petri Tuomi-Nikula
 San Marino Rome Ambassador accredited from Italy Petri Tuomi-Nikula
 Norway Oslo Embassy Erik Lundberg
 Portugal Lisbon Embassy Outi Holopainen
 Poland Warsaw Embassy Hanna Lehtinen
 France Paris Embassy Risto Piipponen
 Romania Bucarest Embassy Ulla Väistö
 Sweden Stockholm Embassy Jarmo Viinanen
 Germany Berlin Embassy Ritva Koukku-Ronde
 Serbia Belgrade Embassy Pekka Orpana
 Slovakia Bratislava Embassy Jukka Leino
 Slovenia Ljubljana Embassy Pekka Metso
  Switzerland Bern Embassy Jari Luoto
 Denmark Copenhagen Embassy Ann-Marie Nyroos
 Czech Republic Prague Embassy Helena Tuuri
 Hungary Budapest Embassy Pasi Tuominen
 Ukraine Kiev Embassy Arja Makkonen
 Russia Moscow Embassy Hannu Himanen
 Belarus Vilnius Ambassador accredited from Lithuania Harri Mäki-Reinikka
 Holy See Bern Ambassador accredited from Switzerland Jari Luoto
 Estonia Tallinn Embassy Kirsti Narinen
 United Kingdom London Embassy Päivi Luostarinen

North America and the Caribbean[edit]

International Organisation City (location) Country (location) Ambassador
 Canada Ottawa Embassy Charles Murto
 Bahamas Ottawa Ambassador accredited from Canada Charles Murto
 Mexico México Embassy Anne Lammila
 Belize México Ambassador accredited from Mexico Anne Lammila
 Haiti México Ambassador accredited from Mexico Anne Lammila
 Honduras México Ambassador accredited from Mexico Eeva-Liisa Myllymäki (charge d'affaire)
 Cuba México Ambassador accredited from Mexico Anne Lammila
 Nicaragua México Ambassador accredited from Mexico Anne Lammila
 Costa Rica México Ambassador accredited from Mexico Anne Lammila
 El Salvador México Ambassador accredited from Mexico Anne Lammila
 Guatemala México Ambassador accredited from Mexico Eeva-Liisa Myllymäki (charge d'affaire)
 Panama México Ambassador accredited from Mexico Anne Lammila
 United States Washington D.C Embassy Kirsti Kauppi

South America[edit]

Country City Type of mission Ambassador
 Argentina Buenos Aires Embassy Jukka Siukosaari
 Uruguay Buenos Aires Ambassador accredited from Argentina Jukka Siukosaari
 Paraguay Buenos Aires Ambassador accredited from Argentina Jukka Siukosaari
 Brazil Brasília Embassy Markku Virri
 Suriname Brasília Ambassador accredited from Brazil Markku Virri
 Chile Santiago Embassy Ilkka Heiskanen
 Venezuela Santiago Ambassador accredited from Chile Ilkka Heiskanen
 Peru Lima Embassy Mika Koskinen
 Bolivia Lima Ambassador accredited from Peru Juha Virtanen
 Ecuador Lima Ambassador accredited from Peru Juha Virtanen
 Colombia Lima Ambassador accredited from Peru Juha Virtanen

Ambassadors to International Organisations[edit]

International Organisation City (location) Country (location) Ambassador
North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Brussels Belgium Pia Rantala-Engberg
Council of Europe (COE) Strasbourg France Pekka Hyvönen
European Union (EU) Brussels Belgium Pilvi-Sisko Vierros-Villeneuve
Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Georgetown Guyana Mikko Pyhälä
Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Vienna Austria Katja Pehrman
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Paris France Okko-Pekka Salmimies
United Nations Organization (UN) New York City United States Kai Sauer
United Nations Organization Geneva Switzerland Päivi Kairamo-Hella
United Nations Organization Vienna Austria Anu Laamanen
Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Jakarta Indonesia Kai Sauer
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Paris France Antti Kuosmanen
International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Vienna Austria Anu Laamanen
Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) The Hague Netherlands Liisa Talonpoika
Arab League Cairo Egypt Tuula Yrjölä
African Union (AU) Addis Abeba Ethiopia Sirpa Mäenpää
Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Abuja Nigeria Riitta Korpivaara
Southern African Development Community (SADC) Gaborone Botswana Petri Salo
East African Community (EAC) Arusha Tanzania Petri Salo

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