The first “Coffee with the Ambassador” of 2024 took place on Thursday, 22nd of February  in São Paulo with 54 members of the Finnish business community.

Ambassador Johanna Karanko and Wilson Cardoso (Ph. D.) , FinnCham’s Vice-President welcomed Business Finland’s CEO, Nina Kopola , as a special guest, the panelists from Finnish companies and other guests.

Nina Kopola that just concluded a successful visit to Brazil, visited Brasília this Tuesday, meeting with the president of the CNI, Ricardo Alban; APEX; MDIC and the European Union delegation, and participated in a reception at the official residence of Ambassador Johanna Karanko in her honor.

In the São Paulo’s “Coffee with the Ambassador” Nina Kopola moderated a panel entitled : “The importance of Brazil for Finnish companies” with Ana Paula C. (ICEYE), Celso Tacla (Valmet), Frank De Mello (AFRY) and Mario Barbosa (Wärtsilä).

Ambassador Johanna Karanko shared inspiring updates on the political and economic relationship between Finland and Brazil.