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. The term of the current Advisory Council is 1.6.2019-1.6.2023.

Composition of the Advisory Council of the Finnish Institute of International Affairs:

Chair: Jouni Ovaska, Member of Parliament
Vice chair: Saara-Sofia Sirén, Member of Parliament

Sanna Antikainen, Member of Parliament
Sari Essayah, Member of Parliament
Atte Harjanne, Member of Parliament
Merja Kyllönen, Member of Parliament
Mats Löfström, Member of Parliament

Kristiina Salonen, Member of Parliament
Erkki Tuomioja, Member of Parliament

Matti Anttonen, Permanent State Secretary, Ministry for Foreign Affairs
Kaisamari Hintikka, Bishop of Espoo Diocese
Frank Johansson, Director, Amnesty Finland
Iikka Korhonen, Head of the Bank of Finland Institute for Emerging Economies (BOFIT)
Rinna Kullaa, Associate Professor, Global History, Tampere University; Visiting Professor, University of Vienna
Kristiina Kumpula, Secretary General, Finnish Red Cross
Laura Lodenius, Executive Director, Peace Union of Finland
Kaius Niemi, Editor, Helsingin Sanomat
Antti Peltomäki, Head of the European Commission Representation in Helsinki
Kirsi Pimiä, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of the Interior
Teivo Teivainen, Professor of World Politics, University of Helsinki