Director of Legal Affairs

Juha Rainne

Juha Rainne. Photo: Kimmo Räisänen

Master of Laws, LLM, New York University (NYU), 2022
Master of Laws, LLM, University of Helsinki, 2004

Director of Legal Affairs and Member of the Cabinet of the President of the Republic of Finland, 2024–
Director, Unit for International Law, Ministry for Foreign Affairs, 2022– 2024
Adviser to the Under-Secretary of State and the Director-General of the Political Department, Ministry for Foreign Affairs, 2018–2020
Counsellor, EU-Russia relations, Department for Russia and Eastern Eu- rope, Ministry for Foreign Affairs, 2016–2018
Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of Finland in Beirut, 2013–2016
First Secretary, Permanent Representation of Finland to NATO, 2010– 2013
First Secretary, Unit for the Middle East, Ministry for Foreign Affairs, 2009–2010
Second Secretary, Embassy of Finland in Islamabad 2008–2009
Researcher, Erik Castrén Institute, University of Helsinki, 2008
Legal Officer, Unit for International Law, Legal Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 2004–2007