Anniina Iskanius RPPA FIN temp 1920 1080

Anniina Iskanius

  • Senior Consultant
  • Helsinki

Anniina has broad political experience - before joining Rud Pedersen she worked in the European Parliament as a political advisor for MEP´s office. She has also worked in the Finnish Parliament as an advisor on foreign and security policy for the National Coalition Party’s parliamentary office. Anniina has also worked as a Head of International Affairs for the National Coalition Party.

 Anniina has expertise regarding both the Finnish and the European legislative procedures and has a deep understanding of politics both in Finland and in the EU.

Anniina was invited to work a Senior Political Advisor to the Mayor and Deputy Mayor of Helsinki and therefore took a year’s leave of absence from Rud Pedersen in 2020. Her tenure at the Mayor’s Office widened her horizons on municipal decision-making processes.

She is an elected Member of the Helsinki City Council and Helsinki City Board. Anniina holds a Master’s degree in Political Science from the University of Helsinki and she has studied strategy at the Finnish National Defence University.

Email - [email protected]
Telephone - +358 50 5993930

  • 2020-2021 Senior Political Advisor, City of Helsinki (leave of absence), Finland

  • 2014-2017 Political Advisor, European Parliament, Brussels and Helsinki, Belgium and Finland

  • 2011-2014 Political Advisor, Parliament of Finland, Helsinki, Finland

  • 2008-2011 Personal Assistant to MP, Parliament of Finland, Helsinki, Finland

  • 2008: Master's Degree in Political Science from the University of Helsinki

  • 2005: Strategy, National Defence University