Services for media

The ministry's communications is responsible for the external and internal communications of the Ministry of the Environment in cooperation with the ministry’s departments and units.

Contact information

Director of Communications
Jussi Salmi
tel. +358 295 250 263
[email protected]

Coordinator
Viivi Myllylä
tel. +358 295 250 186
[email protected]

Head of Communications and Media Services
Riikka Lamminmäki (on study leave until 31.7.2022)
tel. +358 295 250 343
[email protected]

Communications Specialist (interim Head of Communications and Media Services until 31.7.2022)
Annukka Lyra
tel. +358 295 250 219
[email protected]

  • current issues
  • EU affairs and international affairs
  • communication on legislation and budget
  • digitalisation in the built environment
  • sustainable urban development
  • suburbs
  • agreements on land use, housing and transport
  • housing policy development programme

Communications Specialist
Ulla Ahonen
tel. +358 295 250 052
[email protected]

  • circular economy
  • plastic, waste and chemicals
  • environmental damage and risks
  • water protection, Baltic Sea

Communications Specialist
Tuomo-Pekka Arhi
tel. +358 295 250 137
[email protected]

  • digital communications development
  • homelessness
  • supported housing
  • housing of the elderly
  • internal communications

Communications Specialist
Henna Birkman
tel. +358 295 250 299
[email protected]

  • biological biodiversity
  • Forest Biodiversity Programme METSO
  • Helmi Habitats Programme
  • national parks
  • nordic Co-operation
  • reform of the nature conservation legislation

Communications Specialist
Liisa Kemppainen
tel. +358 295 250 124
[email protected]

  • building
  • land use
  • reform of the Land Use and Building Act
  • wood building
  • low-carbon building
  • energy efficiency of buildings

Communications Specialist
Virpi Komulainen
tel. +358 295 250 484
[email protected]

  • climate policy nationally, in the EU and internationally
  • the reform of the Climate Change Act
  • air pollution control
  • research communication

Visual Designer
Teemu Pokela
tel. +358 295 250 271
[email protected]

Trainee
Anni Taskinen
tel. +358 295 250 432
[email protected]