Baltic Marine Environment
Protection Commission

Staff & structure

(as of 18 May 2022)

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The HELCOM Secretariat

Rüdiger Strempel

An international lawyer by training, Rüdiger Strempel looks back on many years of experience of environmental law, policy, and diplomacy at the national and international levels, with a particular focus on international marine conservation.

Professional Secretaries
Jannica Haldin (Deputy Executive Secretary. State & Conservation, Gear)
Markus Helavuori (Maritime, Response, Fish)
Lotta Ruokanen (Pressure, Agri, MSP)

Communication Secretary

Administrative Officer
Riina Kero

Associate/Assisting Professional Secretaries
Susanna Kaasinen
Petra Kääriä
Laura Meski
Florent Nicolas
Marta Ruiz

Administrative Assistants
Leena Heikkilä
Mitra Julin (on maternity leave)
Tiina Ylönen

Data Coordinator
Joni Kaitaranta

ICT Administrator
Håkan Blomberg

Indicator Manager
Owen Rowe

Luke Dodd
Dmitry Frank-Kamenetsky
Qing Gu
Juuso Haapaniemi
Laura Kaikkonen
Andžej Miloš
Kemal Pınarbaşı
Laura Ramos Tirado
Matthew Richard
Deborah Shinoda
Agnes Unnuk
Jana Wolf

Theodor Hüttel

All staff in alphabetical order

Mock Employee
Håkan Blomberg

ICT Administrator
+358 46 850 9200

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Luke Dodd

Project Researcher
(ACTION)
+358 40 125 7785

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Dmitry Frank-Kamenetsky

Special Advisor
(PLC, BSR WATER, eMSP, EMPEREST)
+358 40 630 9933

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Qing Gu

Project Financial Coordinator
+358 40 584 2059

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Juuso Haapaniemi

Data Analyst
+358 40 652 9589

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Jannica Haldin

Deputy Executive Secretary
and Professional Secretary
(Gear, State and Conservation)
+358 40 485 5905

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Leena Heikkilä

Administrative Assistant
+358 46 850 9202

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Markus Helavuori

Professional Secretary
(Maritime, Response, Fish)
+358 40 162 6520

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Theodor Hüttel

Project Research Intern
(HOLAS 3)

Mock Employee
Mitra Julin

(on maternity leave)

Administrative Assistant
+358 40 596 1263

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Susanna Kaasinen

Associate Professional Secretary
+358 40 536 5819

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Laura Kaikkonen

Project Researcher
+358 40 184 1370

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Joni Kaitaranta

Data Coordinator
+358 46 850 9206

Mock Employee
Riina Kero

Administrative Officer
+358 40 358 7701

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Petra Kääriä

Associate Professional Secretary
+358 40 7530 016

Mock Employee
Johanna Laurila

Communications Advisor
+358 40 647 3996

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Laura Meski

Associate Professional Secretary
+358 40 820 1725

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Andžej Miloš

GIS Developer
(COMPLETE)
+358 40 628 1869

Mock Employee
Florent Nicolas

Associate Professional Secretary
+358 40 668 3145

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Kemal Pınarbaşı

Project Coordinator
(MSP4BIO)

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Laura Ramos Tirado

Communications Officer

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Matthew Richard

Project Coordinator
(Baltic Data Flows)

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Owen Rowe

Indicator Manager
+ 358 40 162 2054

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Marta Ruiz

Associate Professional Secretary
+358 40 647 2424

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Lotta Ruokanen

Professional Secretary
(Pressure, Agri, MSP)
+358 40 5050 392

Mock Employee
Deborah Shinoda

Project Researcher
(HELCOM Data Flows, HOLAS III)

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Rüdiger Strempel

Executive Secretary
+358 40 509 6031

Mock Employee
Agnes Unnuk

Project Coordinator
(HELCOM RED LIST II)

Mock Employee
Jana Wolf

Project Coordinator
(HELCOM BLUES)

Mock Employee
Tiina Ylönen

Administrative Assistant
+358 40 596 1263