Unit for Eastern Asia and Oceania

The Unit for Eastern Asia and Oceania deals with Finland’s relations with the countries in Eastern Asia and Oceania.

Countries

Email

  • ASA-10@formin.fi

Personnel

Arto Haapea
Director
  • +358 295 350 416
Jessi Tasanko
Trainee
  • +358 295 350 042
Jonni Ääpälä
A person in non-military service
  • +358 295 350 768

East Asia team

Miia Rantanen
Team Leader
  • +358 295 350 056
Olli Suominen
Administrative Officer
Developments in China’s domestic politics (including human rights issues), Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan, Mongolia
  • +358 295 350 691
Pia Sarivaara
Desk Officer
China; trade, economy and economic security; export control on East Asian countries
  • +358 295 350 660
Eevamaria Mielonen
Project Officer
China’s foreign and security policy
  • +358 295 350 057

Southeast Asia and Oceania Team

Ari Heikkinen
Senior Adviser
Regional matters
  • +358 295 351 390
Sanna Halinen-Kaira
Desk Officer
  • +358 295 350 562
Lotta Maijala
Programme Officer
Programme Officer, development cooperation in Vietnam, coordination of development cooperation in the Unit for Eastern Asia and Oceania
  • +358 295 350 793
Saara Heinola
Desk Officer
Indonesia, the Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei, Timor-Leste
  • +358 295 350 181
Emma Tuomela
Project Assistant
  • +358 295 350 524

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