Consulate General of Finland in Hong Kong and Macao
Timo Kantola has served as the Consul-General of Finland to Hong Kong and Macao in September 2022. He previously served as the Ambassador of Finland to Estonia. Prior to that, he served as the Deputy Director General of the political department at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland. From July 2010 to August 2013 he served as Ambassador of Finland to the OSCE in Vienna. He has also served as the Security Policy Director at the MFA, and his earlier career includes assignments in Brussels (EU/Political and Security Committee), Ankara Turkey, Geneva (disarmament and non-proliferation), and Vienna (OSCE ). He joined the foreign service of Finland in 1988.