Tom Carl Ernst Grönberg (born 8 March 1941 Helsinki)is a Finnish diplomat and Master of Law (1971). He has been Ambassador to Nairobi and Addis Ababa 1983–1987, Deputy Director General of the Legal Department of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs 1987 –1990 and Head of Department 1990–1994. He was an Ambassador to the Council of Europe in 1994 –1998 and in Vienna, Ljubljana and Bratislava 1998–2005.
Mathias David Grönberg is a Swedish professional golfer who has played on the European Tour, PGA Tour, and their second-tier tours.
Vitaly Ivanovich Churkin was a Russian diplomat and former child actor. Churkin served as Russia's Permanent Representative to the United Nations from 2006 until his death in 2017.
Alpo Rusi served in the Foreign Ministry of Finland in several assignments, and from 1994 to 1999 as foreign policy adviser to the President of Finland Martti Ahtisaari. He also served as EU Coordinator for the Sarajevo Summit 1999 and deputy Coordinator of the Stability Pact for Western Balkans in 1999–2000. He worked as professor of International Relations, 2000–2003, at Lapland University and in Hamburg. Later on 2007-2009 he was senior adviser in the Cabinet staff of the President of the UN General Assembly.
Antti Antero Hynninen was a Finnish diplomat and master of political science. He was Ambassador to Cairo in 1987–1989, Ambassador at the Permanent Representation of International Organizations at Geneva in Bern 1989–1995 and then under State Secretary for Trade Policy 1995–1997. He was then Ambassador to Paris 1997–2001 and again to Bern in 2001–2005. He retired in 2005.
Pekka Matti Harttila is a Finnish diplomat and a lawyer. He has served as Assistant Director in the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs from 1986 to 1988, Ambassador in Riyadh 1988–1991, Consul General in Berlin 1991-1994 and Head of Press and Culture Division since 1995. He has again been Ambassador in Bucharest 2000–2004
Erkki Johannes Bäckström Is a Finnish diplomat, a Bachelor of Political Science degree. He was Director General of the Protocol Department of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs 1988–1990 and the Ambassador in Copenhagen 1990–1995 and in 1995–1998 in Luxembourg, and later as the Head of Protocol of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs.
Kai Helmer Helenius Is a Finnish diplomat and ambassador. He is a master's degree in engineering and has served as ambassador in Jeddah and Abu Dhabi 1977–1982. Between 1983 and 1986, he was a negotiating officer of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 1987–1990 Under-Secretary of State for Development and again ambassador in Bonn in 1990–1996.
Jorma Kalervo Inki Is a Finnish diplomat, a Bachelor of Political Science degree. He has been the Finnish Ambassador in Belgrade 1988–1991. Head of the Administrative Department of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs 1991–1993, Ambassador in Oslo 1993–1999 and in Prague 2003–2007.
Osmo Juhani Lares is a Finnish diplomat. He is Bachelor of Law. He has been Ambassador to Tokyo from 1972 to 1978, Head of the Legal Department of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs from 1978 to 1983, Ambassador to Canberra 1983–1987 and at The Hague 1987–1989.
Erkki Kalervo Mäentakanen was a Finnish diplomat, a Bachelor of Business Economics. He was an Ambassador in Tel Aviv and Nicosia from 1982 to 1984 and thereafter Head of Department of the Department of Commerce of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs in 1984–1988. Then he was an Ambassador in Ottawa 1988-1991 and at The Hague 1991–1997.
Seppo Taito Pietinen was a Finnish diplomat and lawyer with title of Master in Law. He was an Ambassador in Dar es Salaam from 1971 to 1973, and in Addis Ababa and Lusaka from 1972 to 1973, then Deputy Head of Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs 1973–1976, Ambassador in Vienna from 1976 to 1980 and at the same time the Finnish Permanent UN mission and the Holy See 1977–1980, In Lima, 1980–1983, in Bogota, 1980–1982 Head of the Political Department of the Foreign Ministry 1983– Ambassador to Paris 1986–1988.
Ossi Juhani Sunell is a Finnish diplomat.
Unto Juhani Turunen is a Finnish diplomat and Master in Law. He has held key positions including: Head of the Foreign Office from 1980 to 1983, Ambassador to Saudi Arabia from 1983 to 1987, as Ambassador to Poland from 1988 to 1991, as Foreign Affairs Counselor in the Ministry for Foreign Affairs from 1991 to 1993, Head of the Trade Policy Department from 1993 to 1995 and as chief executive officer from 1995 to 1996, as Ambassador to South Korea from 1996 to 2000 and in Malaysia from 2000 to 2004.
Timo Jussi Jalkanen was a Finnish diplomat and jurist. He served as the Finnish Ambassador to Iran and Pakistan from 1983 to 1987, in the Philippines from 1987 to 1990 and in Ireland from 1996 to 2001. He also served as Office Manager for the Ministry for Foreign Affairs between 1978 and 1983, Deputy Director General of the Protocol Department from 1990 to 1995 and has been the Head of Department since 1995.
Tero Heikki Mainio Lehtovaara was a Finnish diplomat, and law student with a law degree.
David Johansson is a Finnish diplomat and ambassador. He was the Finnish Ambassador to Nairobi and Addis Ababa 1990–1995. Prior to that he was Deputy Director General of the Development Cooperation Department 1983-1987 and Head of Department 1987–1990 in the Ministry for Foreign Affairs.
Kari Juhani Karanko was a Finnish diplomat. He was Master of Science (Economics) by education. He was Finnish Ambassador to Dar es Salaam from 1988 to 1993 and then the Development Counselor of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs. He was Finnish ambassador to Windhoek (Namibia) from 1998 to 2000. From there, Karanko had to return to Finland because he had criticized the Namibian government because it had taken part in the Second Congo War. After that, he was the head of the Department for International Environmental Policy at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs. From 2006 to 2007, Karanko was Finnish Ambassador to Kathmandu.
Garth Christopher Castrén is a Finnish diplomat, a master of political science education. He has been Finnish Ambassador to Lusaka, 1984–1987, Ministry for Foreign Affairs, 1987, Deputy Director of the Development Cooperation Department 1988–1989, Consul General in New York City–1992 and Ambassador to Cairo 1992–1997 and in Ankara from 2000 to 2004.
Mauri Mikael Eggert is a Finnish diplomat and Master of political science.