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
Emma Tuomela
Trainee
  • +358 295 535 0524
Jonni Ääpälä
A person in non-military service
  • +358 295 350 768

East Asia team

Miia Rantanen
Team Leader
  • +358 295 350 056
Soile Kauranen
Desk Officer
Japan and South-Korea, Adviser to Director General
  • +358 295 350 194
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

Laila Clyne
Team Leader
  • +358 50 346 1719
Ari Heikkinen
Senior Adviser
Regional matters
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
Otso Salvi
Desk Officer
Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei
  • +358 295 350 433

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