Sociologist and trained welfare professional with a broad working experience in Finnish social services since 1980ies. Expert member in the administration courts of Helsinki and Hämeenlinna in matters of child welfare, adoption and disability services. Visiting researcher in the National Institute for Health and Welfare, Finland, THL. Research interest include: practice research in social work, science and technology studies, sociocybernetics, implementation studies. Research and development collaboration in Europe, Asia and LAC region.
Academy of Finland Postdoctoral Researcher
My backround is in geology. I have 16 years of experience in processing of spatial data, digitising processes, data quality improvement processes and geodata management using geographic information systems. I have been working in development cooperation projects for ten years, mainly in Central Asia.