About Satu


Generalist international affairs professional with ten years of experience in political and foreign affairs.

Multilingual global citizen, returnee migrant, living in Helsinki since 2008. Previous homes in the UK, Luxembourg, France, and Russia.

Currently interested in Southeast Asia, China, sustainable development, internationalisation in Finland, work well-being.


Read my writings here.

You can best reach me by e-mail: satu.spratley(at)gmail.com
or connect with me on LinkedIn or Twitter.

Happy to advise on:

• Malaysia-Finland affairs
• Embassy work in Helsinki
• Media monitoring and content curation
• Finnish Social Science Professionals local branch activities (Pääsy ry)

Tell me about:

• international affairs coordination
• public affairs in Helsinki
• research projects, think tanks


Malemb oval logo Malaysia-Finland bilateral relations  (Embassy of Malaysia, Helsinki)

As a local member of staff, keeping Malaysian diplomats informed of developments in Finland, monitoring news and reporting on political developments. Communications, Embassy newsletter and social media presence.

download (2)ASEAN cooperation in Helsinki (Embassy of Malaysia, Helsinki)

ASEAN outreach activities and cooperation with the Malaysian Embassy. The ASEAN Helsinki Committee consists of the four member countries resident in Helsinki: Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam.

cutmypic Pääsy ry (Helsinki Social Scientists), Chairwoman in 2018

The Helsinki branch of Social Science Professionals (Yhteiskunta-alan korkeakoulutetut ry) organises events, activities and networking around interesting and topical subjects for Social Scientists in the Helsinki region.

cutmypic (1)Upea ura (Glorious Career) career festival, volunteer 

Volunteer member in the organising groups of the Upea ura career festivals organised twice at the Korjaamo Culture Factory in Helsinki – in February 2017 and June 2018. The Upea ura events inspire and empower women in their careers and contribute to equality in working life.