CONTACT US

Helsinki Office

Elimäenkatu 15, 3. floor
00510 Helsinki
Finland

Donor Service

Please contact us:

By email: donorservice@refugeecouncil.fi

If you have any questions about donating or changing your information, please contact our donor service. For other matters, please use the contact form.

Individual guidance for young adults

The counsellors of the FRC’s Kurvi (Curve) provide ad hoc assistance, support and counselling on specific issues related to immigration and permits for foreign nationals.

Counselling via phone: Wed-Thu 12–16, tel. +358 44 742 9200 (phone calls, text messages + whatsapp)

Helsinki residents aged 15–29: Ohjaamo Helsinki (Fredrikinkatu 48, Kamppi), Mon-Tue 12–16

Staff contact details

Staff e-mail addresses follow the pattern firstname.lastname@refugeecouncil.fi.

Administration

Annu Lehtinen 
Executive Director
+358 44 719 1771

Jaakko Rämö 
Director of Finance and Administration
+358 44 7347 687

Tuuli Nikula 
Director of Organisational Development
+358 44 761 6556

Marianna Käck
Finance Officer
+358 45 238 1787

Susanna Remes
Senior Finance Officer
+358 447429209

Rosanna Lahtinen
Human Resources Officer
+358 44 746 8462

Elina Ala-Hannula
Administrative Coordinator
+358 44 723 5545

Communications and Marketing

Annika Nyman-Paajanen
Director of Communications and Marketing
+358 44 754 3298

Katja Mannerström
Head of Public Affairs
+358 44 761 5708

Marjukka Koskenkorva
Special Advisor, Communications
+358 45 133 3803

Melissa Ahlberg
Advocacy and Fundraising Officer
+358 44 764 2134

Estella Ålander
Trainee
+358 447642134

International Operations

Leena Kumpulainen
Director of International Programme
+358 40 543 4541

Tarja Saarela-Kaonga
Country Director, Uganda
+256 31 22 666 42

Piya Muqit
Country Director, Myanmar
+95 75 887 3461

Lotta Kinnunen
Country Director, Ethiopia
+251 97 8198 927

Massimo Lanciotti
Head of Humanitarian Operations and Global Grants
+358 44 709 5807

Outi Perähuhta
Adviser, International Programme
+358 45 121 5548

Domestic Operations

Ben Malinen
Domestic Programme Director
+358 44 761 3721

DEPARTMENT OF ORGANISATIONAL AND CIVIC ENGAGEMENT WORK

Tuuli Nikula
Director of Organisational Development
+358 44 761 6556

Tuomas Rinne
Adviser, Tampere
Kulttuuritalo Laikku, Keskustori 4 (3rd floor), 33100 Tampere
+358 40 844 1217

Johanna Luukkonen
Adviser
+358 44 768 9243

Tuuli Shinyella (on parental leave)
Adviser

Tuire Pylvänäinen
Adviser
+358 44 742 9205

Maija Mustajoki
Adviser, Volunteer Engagement and Global Education
+358 44 706 1531

Kaisa Honkala
Adviser, Volunteer Engagement and Stakeholder Engagement
+358 44 025 6834

Suvi Niemelä
Adviser, Volunteer Engagement and Global Education
+358 44 742 9201

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT WORK UNIT

Heli Tikkanen
Adviser, Peer Support Programme 
+358 44 768 9346
 
Petri Komulainen
Adviser, Peer Support 
+358 45 120 9036
 
Ala Saeed
Adviser, Peer Support 
+358 44 776 4859
 
Katja Korhonen
Adviser, Navigator Project
+358 44 762 4894
 
Amani Bakri
Adviser, Navigator Project
+358 44 725 3214
 
Heidi Nikula
Adviser, Navigator Project
+358 44 762 4894
 
Liselott Sundbäck
Adviser (trainings in Swedish), Navigator Project
+358 44 749 3630
 
INDIVIDUAL SUPPORT WORK UNIT
 
Tony Khalil
Leading Counsellor, Kurvi Function
+358 44 7328 061
 
Maryam Fathollahi
Counsellor, Kurvi Function
+358 44 759 8284
 
Elina Rahmani
Counsellor, training officer, Kurvi Function
+358 44 7671594
 
Emma Rimpiläinen
Counsellor, Kurvi Function
+358 44 724 9882
Arttu Tolin
Counsellor, Kurvi Function (on study leave)
 
Ulla Tarkka
Adviser, Sauma Function
+358 44 734 9297
 
Katja Korhonen
Adviser, Sauma Function
+358 44 774 6153
 
Shenäh Räzabi
Adviser, Reilu työelämä
+358 44 742 9207
 
Ahmed Mesaedy
Adviser, Reilu työelämä
+358 44 742 9211

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