Mother to two rambunctious kids who aspire to grow up to be a zoologist-ninja and a “pink panda boss”
Relishes spontaneous salsa dancing in kitchen with Texan husband while jealous kids try and latch on like lampreys for our attention
Has been known to tango and sing karaoke, and will never say no to a good rope course
Engages in frequent devil’s advocate discussions because well-crafted arguments are a delight
Women’s Leadership, Diversity & Inclusion, inter-cultural relations, Texas, my endless quest to Marie Kondo our home, US politics, US culture(s), the Transatlantic economy and the positive impact foreign investors have on Finland.
Started at Financial Times and held her longest position at Bloomberg, dealing mainly with investment banks, hedge funds and big corporate clients. Last four years in London as General Manager for FBCC, helping Finnish companies establish their operations in the U.K.
Graduated from Vaasa Yliopisto and then continued studies in EU Law at Southampton Institute in the U.K. Additionally, she did a short course in Human Rights Law at LSE.
Graduated from the University of Liverpool in Business with an exchange in Hong Kong for half a year.
Researched in South Africa, Malaysia, Indonesia, Mexico and Brazil, culminating in a talk at the Houses of Lord’s with the Circumnavigator’s Club, and dabbled in the world of financial magazines in London
Travel is my main love, closely followed by cooking for whoever is hungry enough to eat with me.
British politics, creative writing, new technology trends, international development & relations, ecosystem development, corporate collaboration, good recipes to try out, wherever you are going on holiday next…