Anton Palmu, Director, Business Services
Anton Palmu on erikoistunut yritysten liiketoimintamalleihin ja strategioihin sekä sosiaali- ja terveyssektorin kysymyksiin. Antonin intohimona on saattaa yritysten tuotteet ja toiminta vastaamaan mahdollisimman tarkasti ihmisten nykyisiä ja tulevaisuuden tarpeita. Anton on yhteiskuntatieteiden mais... Read more
Antti Lippo, Development Manager, Urban Services
Antti Lippo is developing Demos Helsinki’s urban services and works as an expert in innovation platforms and strategic experiments.
Antti’s core competences include
- Development of operating models and concepts
- Service design for built environment
- Innovations advancing sustainable cons... Read more
Christopher Rowley, Researcher, Project Manager
Christopher Rowley is a social scientist specialising in conflict and the social norms that govern violence. At Demos Helsinki, Christopher is working as a researcher in the Democracy and Capabilities team.
Previously, Christopher has worked as a research assistant and teacher of global politics... Read more
Eric Wong, International Business Development, Demos Effect
Eric helps Demos Effect builds bridges between Finland and the United States.
After graduating from Columbia University with a B.A. in Economics and Mathematics and studying the Finnish language and culture, Eric came to Finland to study globalization through the Fulbright student program in 201... Read more
Henrik Suikkanen, Consultant
Henrik Suikkanen is a consultant at Demos Effect. Demos Effect is the management consulting arm of Demos Helsinki, which helps companies find ways to turn long term issues into drivers for their business.
Henrik is an economist and specializes in business model creation for digital era, economi... Read more
Jaakko Kuosmanen, Senior Analyst
Jaakko has a PhD in Political Science from the University of Edinburgh (2012) and a MSc in Political Philosophy from the University of Tampere (2006).
Before joining Demos Helsinki, Jaakko has worked at the Council of Europe (2012) and more recently at the University of Oxford (2012-2016). In Oxf... Read more
Johanna Lampinen, Director of Product Development and Sales, Demos Effect
Johanna Lampinen is Director of Product Development and Sales at Demos Effect. Demos Effect, the management consulting arm of Demos Helsinki, helps companies find ways to turn long term issues into drivers for their business. We believe that innovating by b... Read more
Johannes Koponen, Director, Democracy and Capabilities
The core of Johannes Koponen’s expertise lies in strategic futures studies and development of business models through the scenario method and other futures studies methods. He is an award-winning innovator of change that transcends various disciplines and sectors of society.
Johannes is the co-fo... Read more
Johannes Mikkonen, Researcher
Johannes Mikkonen is a social scientist and freelance journalist, whose background is in political science, focused on sustainable development and political agency.
In Demos, Johannes coordinates the research projects, and develops the project management tools and systematizes the working methods... Read more
Johannes Nuutinen, Principal Consultant, Demos Effect
Johannes Nuutinen works as a Principal Consultant for Demos Effect. He is specialized in understanding societal changes, and his responsibility is to help major corporations to act within these changes. Johannes has several years of experience in working with corporate change, especially focusing on... Read more
Juha Leppänen, CEO, Demos Effect
Juha Leppänen is a researcher with expertise in conceptual analysis. Juha is skilled in understanding socially important trends in the context of sustainable lifestyles, global change, new forms of social solutions and the media.
Alongside working at Demos Helsinki, Juha is one of the co-founders... Read more
Julia Jousilahti, Researcher
Julia Jousilahti on tutkija Demos Helsingin Demokratia ja kyvykkyydet -tiimissä. Hänen erityisalaansa ovat yhteiskunnalliseen osallistumiseen ja demokratian tulevaisuuteen liittyvät kysymykset. Koulutukseltaan Julia on politiikan tutkija (VTM.)
Tutkimus, kehittäminen ja eritaustaisten ihmisten ka... Read more
Julia Österlund, Product development and sales
Julia is conducting her MSc. in corporate communication at Aalto University School of Business and she minors in information technology. Throughout her studies her main focus has been on stakeholder networks and responsibility issues, was it from marketing or communication perspective.
Her main ... Read more
Kaisa Schmidt-Thomé, Senior Researcher
Kaisa Schmidt-Thomé is a researcher in Urban Studies. She works with the questions of resource smart economy and urban futures.
Kaisa’s core competences include:
- interdisciplinary urban studies
- societal interaction of research
- international cooperation in urban and regional development... Read more
Kati Vuks, Community manager at Peloton Club
Kati is specialized in the projects where startups are involved. Her main responsibility is to foster and grow the Peloton Club ecosystem and startup community and she's taking part of planning and organizing innovation camps, running acceleration programmes and communications.
- startup accelera... Read more
Katri Mäenpää, Development Manager
Katri Mäenpää (M.Soc.Sci) focuses on strengthening the project processes and the organisational culture of Demos Helsinki in order to create greater impact.
Katri’s core competences include:
- Strengthening the impact of the project work
- Enhancing the processes and knowledge management
- B... Read more
Leena Alanko, Researcher
Leena Alanko (M.Soc.Sci) is a sociologist working on the thematic field of Democracy and capabilities. Her special interest is to develop services together with individuals and small groups. She is currently involved in projects related to future of urban and affordable housing and people powered he... Read more
Louna Laurila, Consultant, Demos Effect
Louna is a consultant at Demos Effect. Demos Effect is the management consulting arm of Demos Helsinki, which helps companies find ways to turn long term issues into drivers for their business.
Louna's core competences include strategic sustainability, Stakeholder engagement through co-creation, ... Read more
Mikael Sokero, Researcher
Mikael Sokero is a social scientist interested in organizational legitimacy, governing of nature and Arctic boom. In Demos Helsinki Mikael works on the thematic field of resource smart economy and is specialized in scientific co-creation and interaction, prize challenge design, developing socially a... Read more
Mikko Annala, Researcher & Experiment Specialist
Mikko Annala is a social psychologist and social scientist who specialises in behavioural change and spatial planning. Mikko is involved in projects related to future mobility, future building and producing publications.
Mikko has previously worked as the associate editor of the Finnish Journal of ... Read more
Mirja Hämäläinen, Researcher
Mirja is a research and developer working in the Democracy and Capabilities -theme area in Demos Helsinki. She likes to learn about abstract things through concrete doing. Mirja enjoys working with people and helping them build the best possible world they can imagine. Mirja is doing this – big time... Read more
Noora Asikainen, researcher
Noora is a future-orinted social scientist, who wants to work with the future challenges.
Noora’s main interests are:
- (the possibilities of new technologies in) reducing welfare and capability differences
- changes in working life
- strategic foresight
At Demos Helsinki Noora is working o... Read more
Oona Frilander, Consultant, Demos Effect
Oona is a consultant at Demos Effect. Demos Effect is the management consulting arm of Demos Helsinki that helps companies find ways to turn long term issues into drivers for their business.
Oona has a business degree from Hanken School of Economics and has continued her studies in the multidisci... Read more
Ossi Korhonen, Service Designer
Ossi Korhonen is a Service Designer, whose expertise lies in combining long term thinking with creating resource smart service and product designs and concepts. In his work, Ossi gets to combine human centered design methods and design thinking with the best understanding of the many changes and cha... Read more
Otto-Wille Koste, Researcher (Non-Military Servant)
Otto-Wille Koste has studied Build Environment in Aalto University. His studies combined different aspects of spatial planning ranging from urban design to transportation engineering and real estate economics.
Otto-Wille’s main areas of interest are:
- future of cities and their role in solving... Read more
Outi Kuittinen, Head of Co-Creation
Outi Kuittinen is a political scientist specialising in co-creation, democracy and sustainable business. Outi has been part of taking Demos Helsinki from an organisation of a few employees to a prominent international change maker. Outi came to Demos Helsinki from London where she worked at Demos U... Read more
Petra Sipari, Office Manager
Petra Sipari (BBA) has in her studies specialized in responsible business and HR. In Demos Helsinki Petra has been developing the processes in financial administration and HR.
Petra is a long-time member of the girl scouts and before Demos Helsinki has been working in restaurants. There she got t... Read more
Risto Lätti, Business Analyst, Demos Effect
Risto works as a Business Analyst at Demos Effect. Demos Effect, the management consulting arm of Demos Helsinki, helps companies find ways to turn long term issues into drivers for their business. We believe that innovating by bringing people, institutions, stakeholders, users, and customers to wor... Read more
Roope Mokka, Founder
Roope Mokka is an expert on societal change and innovation. He specialises in helping organisations weather great changes in the world around them, and his work often involves cross-sector changes that influence the daily lives of individuals.
Roope has 15 years of experience working internationa... Read more
Satu Korhonen, on Maternity Leave, Head of Democracy and Capabilities, Researcher
Satu Korhonen is a organization researcher specialising in health and social care practices, user-oriented development and best practices research. She works with important issues of our time, such as developing human-centric healthcare and social services, enhancing democratic participation and ret... Read more
Satu Lähteenoja, Head of Resource-wise economy
Satu Lähteenoja is a geographer and an expert on sustainable lifestyles. She specializes in the calculation and analysis of natural resource consumption related to sustainable lifestyle choices. Satu graduated with a degree in geography and urban planning from the University of Helsinki.
Sustaina... Read more
Tuuli Kaskinen, Executive director
Tuuli Kaskinen is an economist specialising in sustainable business strategies and inspirational routes to change. With over ten years’ experience tackling the most important issue of our time – climate change – with companies, NGOs and governments, she’s found systemic modelling and shared value th... Read more