Jani RaappanaJani Raappana

Master of Social Sciences (international politics), University of Tampere, 1999

Director of Foreign and Security Policy and Member of the Cabinet of the President of the Republic of Finland, 2023–2024
Minister, Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of Finland in Washington, D.C., 2019–2023
Prime Minister Sipilä’s Special Adviser in International Affairs, Prime Minister’s Office, 2017–2019
Deputy Director, Team Leader for East Asia, Unit for Eastern Asia and Oceania, Ministry for Foreign Affairs, 2016–2017
Minister Counsellor, Political Section, Embassy of Finland in Beijing, 2014–2016
Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of Finland in Tel Aviv, 2010–2014
First Secretary, Embassy of Finland in Vienna/Permanent Mission of Finland to the IAEA, 2007–2010
Assistant, duties related to arms control and development cooperation, Ministry for Foreign Affairs, 2004–2007
Junior Programme Officer, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Honduras, 2002–2004
Temporary project assistant, Unit for Latin America, Ministry for Foreign Affairs, 2000–2001
Temporary researcher, Unit for Asia and Oceania, 1999–2000