Tag: ambassador Satu Suikkari-Kleven

Finland 100 Years Independence Reception in Bangkok

The centennial anniversary of Finland 100 Years culminated in December with the celebration of Finland’s Independence Day. In Bangkok, the Embassy of Finland hosted a grand evening reception at The Athenee Hotel – A Luxury Collection Hotel on 6 December 2017. Celebrated in Finnish style, meant a mingling event, with free flow of drinks and…

Kati Häkkinen – Finnish Women Abroad network in Bangkok

Having just moved to Bangkok with her two kids, after nine years spent (on a beach) in south Thailand, Kati Häkkinen felt quite starved for all things Finnish. Quickly finding out that there were in fact quite a few Finnish women living in the capital, but with no organised network, she set out to establish…

Finnish Embassy dinner showcased Finnish food and drinks

In the for Finland pivotal 2017 which is a time for celebration of 100 years as an independent nation, it has been all about promoting Finnish culture, education, know-how, ‘Finnish cool’, Stopover Finland and its business solutions. As the most recent activity in Thailand Ambassador Satu Suikkari-Kleven on 15 November hosted a Finnish Dinner at…

Jari Hietala is TFCC’s new leader

At the annual general meeting of the Thai-Finnish Chamber of Commerce on 28 September Mr Jari Hietala was elected as the President, with Jouni Heinonen and Pornpracha Wattanakijsiri as Vice Presidents. H.E. Ambassador of Finland Satu Suikkari-Kleven also attended and held a speech. “I am obviously excited and honoured about this opportunity to represent the…

Finnish Your Dinner hosted by Bangkok embassy

On Saturday 26 August, as in many other cities and countries around the world, a Finnish Your Dinner was held in Bangkok, hosted by the Embassy of Finland in celebration of the Nordic nation’s centenary year Katarina Tapio, ‎Deputy Head of Mission was the evening’s host as the Ambassador Satu Suikkari-Kleven was back in Finland…

Doing business with Finland Bangkok seminar

On 11 May the Embassy of Finland in Bangkok had the pleasure to co-host the ‘Doing Business With Finland’ seminar together with Finnpartnership and EEP Mekong. The embassy reported that the seminar highlighted our Finland’s expertise in clean tech, especially in waste-to-energy and bioenergy solutions, and encouraged the local companies to leverage this expertise by…

Finnish Thailand ambassador introduced education system

The interest for the Finnish education system remains high in Thailand, writes the Embassy of Finland in Bangkok. Ambassador Satu Suikkari-Kleven presented the main cornerstones of Finnish education system for participants of a Senior Executive Program for Nation-Building at King Mongut’s Institute of Technology on Wednesday, 19th April. The cornerstones rest on the principle of…

Finnish Ambassador presented her credentials to the Thai King

Finland’s Ambassador Satu Suikkari-Kleven had the honor to present her letter of credentials from the President of the Republic of Finland Mr. Sauli Niinistö to His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun on 10 April 2917. The solemn ceremony was held in the beautiful Ambara Villa, Dusit Palace in Bangkok. The Ambassador discussed with His Majesty…

Thai-Finnish Chamber of Commerce AGM welcomes new ambassador

On Tuesday 13 September 2016 the Thai-Finnish Chamber of Commerce (TFCC) held its Annual General Meeting at Rembrandt Hotel in Bangkok, followed by a networking where Finland’s newly arrived new Ambassador, H.E Satu Suikkari-Kleven, was welcomed. The turnout for the networking was strong consisting in Finns, representatives of other Chambers of Commerce as well as…

New Finnish Ambassador to Bangkok

The Finnish government has appointed Satu Suikkari-Kleven as the new ambassador in Bangkok, Thailand. With this new title, Mrs. Suikkari-Kleven will be the new Ambassador to both Thailand, Cambodia and Myanmar. Currently, Satu Suikkari-Kleven works at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs which she entered in 1998. She has previously worked at the Finnish Embassy in Oslo…