Unit for South Asia

Unit for South Asia is responsible for Finland’s relations with the following countries: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka

Email

  • asa-40@formin.fi

Personnel

Veikko Kiljunen
Director
  • +358 295 350 101
Heli Kanerva
Special assignment
Pekka Shemeikka
Special assignment
  • +358 295 351 944
Tuomas Hirvonen
Seasonal Worker
  • +358 295 350 604

Afganistan and Pakistan

Matti Keppo
Team Leader
Afghanistan, Pakistan, regional matters
  • +358 295 535 0778
Niko Heimola
Desk Officer
Afghanistan, Pakistan, development cooperation
  • +358 50 453 6113
Arben Sejdaj
Programme Officer
  • +358 295 350 813

India

Ari Tasanen
Desk Officer
India
  • +358 295 351 704
  • +358 50 412 6881
Milena Hakanpää
Project Assistant
  • +358 50 431 1038

Myanmar, Sri Lanka and the Maldives

Marianne Rönkä
Desk Officer
  • +358 504 366 518
  • +358 295 350 573
Tiina Vaivio
Desk Officer
  • +358 295 350 772
Jasmin Ruokolainen
Trainee
  • +358 295 350 469

Nepal, Bhutan and Bangladesh

Liisa Folkersma
Desk Officer
Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan
  • +358 295 350 594
Sara Alanen
Programme Officer
  • +358 295 350 011

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