Ms. Jaana Teckenberg will assume her duties as Ambassador-designate to Ireland on 1st January 2016. She served as Director of Russia Unit, Department for Russia, Eastern Europe and Central Asia since 2010. Before that she held a position in Finland's Permanent Representation to the European Union in Brussels.
Teckenberg joined the Ministry for Foreign Affairs in 1989. She has served in the Political Department and Department of Russia, Eastern Europe and Central Asia and also Press Department. She has also held posts in the embassies in London and Moscow.
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