Ms. Tuula Yrjölä arrived in Cairo on 1st of September. Before Cairo she served as Roving Ambassador for Central Asia, based at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs. Her previous postings include the Embassy of Finland in Kiev and the Consulate General in New York.
In the Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Ms. Yrjölä's assignments have included work on EU enlargement, followed by matters related to Eastern Europe and the EU’s Neighbourhood Policy. Ms. Yrjölä joined the Ministry for Foreign Affairs in 1982.