Under-Secretary of State (Internal and External Services)

Under-Secretary of State

Legal Service, Consular Services, Protocol Services, Administrative Services and Financial Management Unit

The Under-Secretary of State assists the Minister and the Secretary of State, who serves as Permanent State Secretary. The duties include participating in the handling of matters that fall under the mandate of the Secretary of State, promoting and coordinating the management of international affairs carried out by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs and other public authorities, coordinating the handling of matters that fall under the area of her responsibilities in the Ministry, and following the activities of the departments in the Ministry that are of key importance from the point of view of her responsibilities.

E-mail

  • avs-pal@formin.fi

Post address

Ministry for Foreign Affairs
PO Box 176
00023
GOVERNMENT
FINLAND

Visiting address

Eteläesplanadi 4
00130
HELSINKI
FINLAND

Invoice address

OVT: 0037024597392008
Operator: OpusCapita Solutions Oy (E204503)

Pekka Puustinen
Pekka Puustinen
Under-secretary of State
Internal and External Services
  • +358 295 350 228
Lauri Aaltonen
Ambassador, Co-ordinator for development projects
  • +358 295 351 044
Virpi Kukkasniemi-Leino
Adviser to the Under-Secretary of State
  • +358 295 351 081
Eija Gaiani
Executive Secretary
  • +358 295 350 678

E-mail addresses are in the form: forename.surname@formin.fi. Scandinavian characters are replaced by: ä=a, ö=o, å=a.