The Foundation of the Finnish Institute in Japan has elected Bachelor of Arts Rumi Okamoto as the Office Manager of the Finnish Institute in Japan for a three-year period starting on May 20th, 2019.The institute is located in Tokyo.
Rumi Okamoto has previously worked as the Client service assistant manager at Sotheby’s Japan. She also has work experience from various art galleries in Japan.
The Finnish Institute in Japan is an academic and cultural institute operating in Tokyo. It identifies and anticipates the development and cooperation needs of Finland and Japan, especially in the fields of science, culture and higher education, and helps potential partners to find each other between Finland and Japan.
The Finnish Institute in Japan is in the middle of eventful years. This year marks the celebration of 100 years of diplomatic relations between Finland and Japan and next year Tokyo will host the Olympic Games.
Finland has 17 cultural and academic institutes in total around the world. The Finnish Institute in Japan is currently the only office in Eastern Asia.