Unit for Security Policy and Crisis Management

The Unit for Security Policy and Crisis Management is responsible for matters relating to:

  • general security policy and security in Finland’s neighbouring areas, the Baltic Sea and the Arctic
  • EU Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP)
  • military and civilian crisis management, including Finland’s participation in UN peacekeeping operations
  • the North Atlantic Alliance and NATO Partnership
  • the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, including OSCE election observation and arms control
  • technology and security as well as cyber security and hybrid questions and
  • recruitment of experts for positions in the Unit.

Email

  • POL-10@formin.fi

Post address

Unit for Security Policy and Crisis Management
PO Box 176
00023
GOVERNMENT
FINLAND

Visiting address

Merikasarmi
Laivastokatu 22
00160
HELSINKI
FINLAND

Personnel

Minna Laajava
Director
  • +358 295 350 128
May-Len Svenskberg
Desk Officer
civilian crisis management operations, recruitments
  • +358 295 351 756

NATO, EAPC, PfP, Afghanistan

Hanna Heikkilä
Team Leader
NATO issues
  • +358 295 351 194
Anna Hakala
Desk Officer
  • +358 295 350 468
Markus Räty
Desk Officer
NATO, Partnership for Peace (PfP)
  • +358 295 350 401
Nelli Mikkola
Special assignment
  • +358 295 350 653

CSDP, Military and Civilian Crisis Management

Janne Heiskanen
Team Leader
common security and defence policy of the EU
Max Hatvala
Desk Officer
civilian crisis management
  • +358 295 350 446
Sofia Sandell
Attaché
  • +358 295 350 809
Tiina Heikkinen
Project Officer
Anniina Koivula-Olstad
Special assignment
  • +358 295 350 166

General Security Policy Questions

Lauri Hirvonen
Team Leader
security policy and crisis management
  • +358 295 350 063
Leena Saarikoski
Desk Officer
the OSCE
  • +358 2 953 504 59
Ella Virtanen
Special assignment
  • +358 295 350 794
Inkeri Virtanen-Abernethy
Desk Officer
security policy matters in Europe and in Finland's neighbouring areas
  • +358 295 350 595
Anna Yletyinen
Special assignment
  • +358 295 350 210

Technology and Security

Stefan Lee
Team Leader
  • Stefan.Lee@formin.fi
  • +358 295 351 467
Jarmo Sareva
Ambassador, Cyber Affairs
  • +358 295 350 418
Liisa Talonpoika
Ambassador, Hybrid Affairs
  • +358 295 350 386
Emilia Mustajärvi
Desk Officer
  • +358 295 350 376

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