HE Mikko Hautala

Ambassador of Finland

CURRICULUM VITAE Mr. Mikko Tapani Hautala

Date of birth: 10.5.1972

Place of birth: Seinäjoki, Finland

Marital status: Married, two children

Languages: Finnish (mother tongue), English, Swedish, Russian, Ukrainian, Polish

Military rank: Captain

Education: Master of Social Sciences (Political history), University of Helsinki Master of Philosophy (Slavic languages), University of Helsinki

Work history:

2020-  Ambassador, Head of Mission, Embassy of Finland, Washington DC

2016 – 2020-  Ambassador, Head of Mission, Embassy of Finland, Moscow
2012 – 2016-  Foreign Policy Adviser to the President, Office of the President of the Republic of Finland, Helsinki

2011 – 2012-  Minister, Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of Finland, Moscow

2007 – 2011-  Diplomatic Adviser to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Helsinki
2002 – 2007-  First Secretary, Permanent Representation of Finland to the EU, Brussels
2001 – 2002-  Attaché, Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Helsinki
1999 – 2001-  Attaché, Embassy of Finland, Kyiv
1998 – 1999-  Visa Officer, Embassy of Finland, Kyiv
1998-  Market Analyst, Kazakhstan, Oy Sinebrychoff Ab

1997-  Helsinki Trainee, Embassy of Finland, Kyiv

Decorations:

Commander of the Order of the Lion of Finland (FL C)
Medal for Military Merits, Finland
Cross of Merit of the Frontier Guard, Finland
Commander of the Royal Order of the Polar Star, Sweden
Commander with Star of the Royal Norwegian Order of Merit, Norway Commander of the Order of Danneborg, Denmark

Commander of the Legion of Honour, France
Commander of the Order of the Cross of Terra Mariana, Estonia
Commander of the Order of the Three Stars, Latvia
Commander of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Poland
Commander of the Order of Civil and Military Merit of Adolph of Nassau, Luxembourg

Publications:

207. National Defence Course, Finnish Defence Forces, 2013
Diplomatic Training Course 27, Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Helsinki, 2001

“East and West: Vectors of Belarus Foreign Policy 1991-2008”. In “Unknown Belarus” (In Finnish). Edited by Arto Luukkanen. Edita, Helsinki 2009.

“Poland ́s Solidarno

”Ukraine Market Guide for Finnish Companies”. Fintra, Helsinki 1998.

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July 19, 2022 at the The Hay-Adams Hotel