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Amcham Policy Platforms
Amcham Position Papers
Transatlantic Report
Amcham Barometer

Amcham is the voice of international business in Finland. Amcham has expertise in the transatlantic economy, and we shape a better operating environment for businesses.

This is Julia.

She is Amcham’s Policy Officer.

Who leads Policy & Advocacy?
Meet Julia Mäklin

  • Master’s degree in History specializing in North American studies from the University of Helsinki with further study in New Zealand, and a Bachelor’s degree in Tourism Management from Arcadia University of Applied Sciences
  • Worked on Capitol Hill as a U.S. Illinois Congressman intern, uncovering policy areas in energy & environment, contacting constituents and arranging meetings and events on the Hill
  • Previously worked with researching and tourism at Suomenlinna for 6 years
  • She is the head of Amcham’s policy and advocacy work, speaking on behalf of international business with Finnish policymakers.
  • Coordinates the Legal Committee and Life Science events
Email Julia


The policy themes that guide our policy & advocacy work are:

Our policy platforms are developed through meetings with our members, and they’re topical issues brought up in the business community at large.

What issues do you care about?


Amcham’s policy & advocacy work is built on the extensive knowledge and standpoints of the Amcham member community and serves to inform and advise key stakeholders.

Read our comments on the EU’s strategic priorities in 2019
Read our Legal Committee Arbitration Statement 2019


Amcham Finland co-sponsored Transatlantic Economy Report 2019, a comprehensive annual survey on the state of the transatlantic economy. The wide-ranging survey concludes that politics trumped the economy as a matter of public attention in 2018 and might do so in 2019.