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Juha Savolainen

20/05/2022

Deputy Director Of The Department For Development Policy, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Finland

Mr Juha Savolainen is the Deputy Director General, Department for Development Policy, Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland.

Prior to his current position, Juha Savolainen served at the Ministry’s Department for Africa and the Middle East as Director for Southern and Western Africa from 2018 to 2022. In 2016-2018, Savolainen worked as Director of the Unit for Consular Assistance. He has also served in the Department for Asia and the America, the Department for International trade, and in the Diplomatic Service in Pretoria and Brazil.

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