New ambassador to Poland
On Friday 8 August the President of the Republic appointed Counsellor of Foreign Affairs Hanna Lehtinen to the post of the Head of the Embassy of Finland in Warsaw, Poland, as from 8 September 2014.
Lehtinen will transfer to Warsaw from the position of Deputy Director General of the Department for Russia, Eastern Europe and Central Asia. Lehtinen, who joined the Ministry for Foreign Affairs staff in 1983, has also worked at the Department for the Americas and Asia, the Department for External Economic Relations, and the Political Department. In foreign missions, she has served in the Finnish Embassies in Brussels and Geneva. Lehtinen has also worked at the Directorate General for External Relations of the European Commission.
Additional information: Kirsti Narinen, Counsellor, tel. +358 295 350 714