Silva Mertsola

Junior Consultant

Silva Mertsola is a political science student at the University of Copenhagen, about to specialize in political behavior and quantitative methodology. During her time in Copenhagen she has studied the future of the welfare state, public administration and EU-policy.

Silva is particularly interested in:
– The possibilities and constraints in party politics
– Labor market and social policy
– Solving wicked problems through international co-operation

At Demos Helsinki Silva works with the One Planet Economy team.

Before joining Demos Helsinki, Silva has worked with statistics, evaluations and communications at the Nordic Council of Ministers, and as a project coordinator at ActionAid Denmark. When off work, she spends most of her time politicking in various political organizations and dancing lindyhop.