Finnish Business Council gives you the Know-How, Know-Who and a privileged window into the visions of our host country and beyond. We serve corporations, individuals and associates.

Founded in 2004, Finnish Business Council in the UAE is going through an era of strong development. We support the government launched Team Finland initiative and are a part of the global FinnCham network. Locally we are facilitated by the Dubai Chamber as part of their Business Council and Business Group network

Administrative Commitee

Finnish Business Council Administrative Committee (Board) for 2016 was selected in the Annual General Meeting on 4th May 2016. Ambassador of Finland to the United Arab Emirates, Mrs. Riitta Swan, is a Honorary Chairman of FBC.

Ms. Katihanna Ilomäki continues as Project Coordinator supporting FBC Administrative Committee.

Jaana Räsänen-Pentti
Partner, Senior Advisor, The Gulfpoint
Honorary Chairman, Member of FBC Board

Juha Kuurne
Partner, WolstonSKY FZE
Chairman, Member of FBC Board

Marja-Terttu Rantanen
Founder, Managing Director, Telegraafi
2nd Vice Chairman, Member of FBC Board

Katia Al-Kaisi
Partner, Senior Advisor, The GulfPoint
1st Vice Chairman, Member of FBC Board

Katja Boutou
Business Development Manager, Advanced Cure Diagnostic Center
Member of FBC Board

Anna Vänskä
Treasurer, Member of FBC Board

Jukka Hahlanterä
Head of Region Middle East, Finpro
Finpro representative
Member of FBC Board

Tiina-Maija Bergman
Director, Tevalis Middle East
Member of FBC Board

Minna Herranen
Regional Compliance Office, Nokia Networks
Member of FBC Board

Janne Kilpeläinen
Managing director,  Liana Technologies LLC
Member of FBC Board

Katriina Kuusniemi
Head of Dispute Resolution, Supreme Group
Member of FBC Board

Riikka Kytösaari
Founding Partner and Senior Consultant,  Broadfolio MEA
Member of FBC Board

Kimmo Kytösaari
Managing Partner, Broadfolio MEA
Member of FBC Board


Curt Lindroth
Area Sales Director, GCC area and South Africa,
Elematic Oyj
Member of FBC Board

Henrik Mattila-Kuusniemi
CEO Central Africa, Damco
Member of FBC Board