Contact information of the Office


E-mail: yvv(at) 
Personnel e-mail: firstname.surname(at)
Media contacts: [email protected]
Issues concerning trafficking in human beings: ihmiskauppa.yvv(at)
Issues concerning monitoring removal from the country ilmoitukset.yvv(at)

If you wish, you may send sensitive and confidential information to us as a secure email. Read more on Instructions for contacting the Ombudsman -site.

Telephone numbers:

Customer service number: +358 (0) 295 666 817 (Customer service Opening hours
Switch Board: +358 (0) 295 666 800
Switch Board in Swedish: 02956 66925
Media contacts: +358 (0) 295 666 813
Fax: +358 (0) 295 666 829


Office of the Non-Discrimination Ombudsman
PO Box 24
FI-00023 Government

Street address: Ratapihantie 9, Helsinki

Personnel at the Office of the Non-Discrimination Ombudsman

The personnel of the office of the Non-Discrimination Ombudsman works in multiple units: Administration Unit, Non-Discrimination Unit, Unit of Human Rights Reporting and the Rights of Foreign Nationals and Communications Unit.


Non-Discrimination Ombudsman Kristina Stenman

Administration Unit

Head of Administration Kari Kananen
Secretary Nicolas Grigorjeff
Planning Officer Paula Hannus
Departmental Secretary Elena Leinonen
Administrative Specialist Juho-Pekko Ryhänen

Non-Discrimination Unit

Head of Unit, Chief Specialist Robin Harms
Senior Specialist Jussi Aaltonen
Junior Specialist Airin Bahmani
Senior Specialist Elli Björkberg
Senior Specialist Matti Jutila
Specialist Elin Jungar
Senior Specialist Marko Leimio
Specialist Mervi Majoinen
Junior Specialist Ville Rantala
Intern Emilia Tuomiluoma
Senior Specialist Eeva Tupi
Specialist Toni Tuomi
Intern Ella Ylikarhu

Unit for Human Rights Reporting and the Rights of Foreign Nationals

Head of Unit, Chief Specialist Tiina Valonen
Researcher Heini Kainulainen
Senior Specialist Päivi Keskitalo
Specialist Elsa Korkman
Senior Specialist Maija Koskenoja
Senior Specialist Marjo Rantala
Senior Specialist Joonas Rundgren
Senior Specialist Anni Valovirta
Senior Specialist Liisa Välimäki
Senior Specialist Linnea West

Media and Communications Unit

Head Communications Specialist, team leader Maria Swanljung
Communications Assistant Elli Peltonen
Communications Specialist Miia Seppänen
Communications Planner Janina Waenthongkham