Heli Hautala

Adjunct Fellow, Transatlantic Security Program

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Heli Hautala is a Finnish career diplomat, who has recently joined the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) as a Visiting Fellow for the Transatlantic Security Program. She specializes in Northern European security and in Russia. Heli joined the Finnish Foreign Service in 2004. She has served several times at the Embassy of Finland in Moscow and has worked as NATO Team Leader at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs. During her career Heli has also worked with trade policy, both at the Ministry and in Geneva.

Heli earned her Master of Political Sciences from the Swedish-speaking Åbo Akademi University in Finland and a Master of Laws from the University of Toronto.

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