The Atlantic Council of Finland is composed of a Chairperson, two Vice-Chairs, a Board of Directors and a Secretary General.


Members of the Board of Directors 2018


Chairperson of the Board

Member of the European Parliament Mrs. Liisa Jaakonsaari


Vice-Chairs of the Board

Senior Adviser in foreign, security, defence and EU policy Mr. Jari Haapiainen

MP, Minister (Hon.) Mr. Pertti Salolainen


Board of Directors

Special Adviser Mr. Erkki Aalto

Professor of International Relations Dr. Tuomas Forsberg

Member of the European Parliament (2004 – 2009) Mr. Henrik Lax

Professor Dr. Jarno Limnéll

Director, Corporate Affairs Mr. Max Mickelsson

Professor Dr. Jari Rantapelkonen

Ambassador (ret.) Mr. Veli Sundbäck

Secretary for International Affairs Ms. Minja Timperi

Ambassador (ret.) Mr. Jukka Valtasaari

State Secretary Mr. Samuli Virtanen


Secretary General

M.Pol.Sc. Ms. Terhi Suominen