Antti Törmänen is a Finnish 1p with Nihon Kiin. He was an insei at the Nihon Ki-in, Tokyo from October 2011 to May 2012 and again from April 2014. He finished the Winter 2015 pro exam with over 50% win rate, which qualified him for Foreign National Pro slot. Antti is the first westerner to be promoted by the Nihon Kiin since Hans Pietsch 18 years ago. Formal announcement was published on Dec. 7, 2015 on Mainichi Newspaper to be 1p as of April 1, 2016.
Honsen results: http://www.nihonkiin.or.jp/player/saiyou/result/2016/honsen.html