Juha Rumpunen

Juha Rumpunen

Name: Juha Rumpunen
Year of birth: 1961
Job title: Development Manager
Tel: +358  29 524 7006
E-mail: [email protected]


  • International development project management and coordination, project tendering and drafting proposals
  • Public administration reform and development
  • Strategic management, strategy development, good governance, anti-corruption, civil service training, training needs assessment, capacity building, participatory methods, twinning, technical assistance
  • EU affairs and international relations

Primary duties

  • Developing, coordinating, managing and leading international development projects (EU – twinning and technical assistance, Finnish bilateral, and other international donors)
  • Contract acquisition and contract management, drafting proposals for international projects
  • Expert missions in international development projects


  • 1992, Master’s Degree in Political Science, international relations, University of Turku
  • 1997, international project planning, Helsinki University, Centre for Continuing Education

Work experience

  • Development Manager, International Affairs Team, THL
  • Senior lecturer, the Training Institute for Prison and Probation Services (RSKK)
  • Resident Twinning Advisor, Ministry of Internal Affairs, Kosovo (based in Pristina)
  • Senior Consultant, EU and international affairs, HAUS Finnish Institute of Public Management 
  • Development Manager, European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
  • Chief Technical Adviser/Team Leader in the Ministry of Trade of Vietnam (based in Hanoi)
  • EU Adviser, Office for European Integration in the Prime Minister’s Office of Estonia (based in Tallinn)
  • Researcher/lecturer/consultant, the Research Institute of the Finnish Economy (ETLA)
  • Researcher/lecturer/consultant, Finnish Institute for International Affairs
  • Researcher/lecturer/consultant, Institute for European Studies

Language skills

  • Finnish – mother tongue
  • Swedish - satisfactory
  • English - excellent
  • German – satisfactory
  • French - satisfactory

Current projects

  • Support in implementation of health impact assessment in Georgia (EU twinning)
  • Support to Ukraine for developing a modern Public Health System (EU Technical Assistance) (Finnish bilateral)