FIIA has an Advisory Council whose duties include monitoring the Institute’s operations and liaising with relevant FIIA stakeholders. In addition, the Advisory Council monitors the societal impact of the Institute’s activities. The Chancellery Commission of the Parliament appoints the Advisory Council for a four-year term.

Composition of the Advisory Council of the Finnish Institute of International Affairs (6.10.2023-31.5.2027):

Chair: Pekka Toveri, Member of Parliament
Vice chair: Onni Rostila, Member of Parliament

Pekka Toveri, Member of Parliament
Onni Rostila, Member of Parliament
Jani Kokko, Member of Parliament
Jouni Ovaska, Member of Parliament
Atte Harjanne, Member of Parliament
Veronika Honkasalo, Member of Parliament
Mats Löfström, Member of Parliament
Sari Tanus, Member of Parliament

Tarja Cronberg, Distinguished Associate Fellow, Stockholm International Peace Research Institute
Jyri Häkämies, CEO, Confederation of Finnish Industries
Kristiina Kumpula
Hanna Ojanen, Research Director, University of Tampere
Anne Palm, Executive Director, Wide Security Network WISE
Esa Pulkkinen, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Defence
Jukka Salovaara, State Secretary, Ministry for Foreign Affairs
Janne Taalas, CEO, Crisis Management Initiative CMI
Teivo Teivainen, Professor of World Politics, University of Helsinki
Erkki Tuomioja
Terhi Ylitalo, Senior Adviser, Ministry for Defence
Erja Yläjärvi, Editor-in-Chief, Helsingin Sanomat