UniPID Board 2024-2026

Chair

Salla Atkins
Professor, Global Health and Development
Tampere University
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Vice-Chair

Elina Lehtomäki
Docent and Professor, Global Education
University of Oulu
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AALTO UNIVERSITY

Riina Subra (Member)
Director, Aalto Global Impact
Aalto University School of Economics
Tel: +358 50 406 6251
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Kirsi Kettula (Vice-Member)
Head of International Relations
Tel: +358 50 599 9819
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TAMPERE UNIVERSITY

Salla Atkins (Member)
Associate Professor
New Social Research and Global Health Development
Tel: +358 50 437 7398
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Elias Pekkola (Vice-member)
University Lecturer
School of Management
Tel: +358 50 421 1073
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Tarja Kinnunen (Vice-Member)
University Lecturer
Faculty of Social Sciences, Health Sciences
Tel: +358 401901632
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UNIVERSITY OF EASTERN FINLAND

Irmeli Mustalahti (Member)
Professor
Faculty of Social Sciences and Business Studies, Joensuu Campus
Tel: +358 50 563 2071
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Ilkka Jormanainen (Vice-Member)
University Lecturer
School of Computing, Faculty of Science, Forestry and Technology
Tel: 0503757289
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Roseanna Avento (Vice-Member)
Global Development Manager
International Relations
Tel: +358 40 355 3828
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UNIVERSITY OF HELSINKI

Sami Kurki (Member)
Director Ruralia Institute
Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry
Tel: +358500811232, +358294140338
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Henri Onodera (Member)
University Researcher
Global Development Studies
Faculty of Social Sciences
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Markus Laitinen (Vice-Member)
Head of Development
University Services
Tel: +358 50 402 8967
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Maria Brockhaus (Vice-Member)
Professor
Department of Forest Sciences
Tel: +358 029415797
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UNIVERSITY OF JYVÄSKYLÄ

Tiina Kontinen (Member)
Associate Professor
Department of Social Sciences and Philosophy
Tel: +358 40 485 6718
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Anna Grönlund (Vice-Member)
Head of Internationalization & Higher Education Policy
Tel: +358 50 313 0401
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UNIVERSITY OF LAPLAND

Enni Mikkonen (Member)
University researcher
Faculty of Social Sciences
Tel: +358 40 484 4214
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Elina Härkönen (Vice-Member)
University lecturer
Faculty of Art and Design
Tel: +358 404844394
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UNIVERSITY OF OULU

Elina Lehtomäki (Member)
Professor
Faculty of Education
Tel: +358 29 448 3877
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Eero Kajantie (Vice-Member)
Professor
Faculty of Medicine
Tel: +358 294485660
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Katja Nieminen (Vice-Member)
Head of International Affairs
Tel: +358 504728248
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UNIVERSITY OF TURKU

Lauri Hooli (Member)
University lecturer
Department of Geography and Geology
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Mika Korkeakoski (Vice-Member)
Development Director
Finland Futures Research Centre
Tel: +358 44 333 3275
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Osku Haapasaari (Vice-Member)
Project Researcher
Finland Futures Research Centre (FFRC)
Tel: +358 50 349 6238
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ÅBO AKADEMI UNIVERSITY

Viljam Engström (Member)
Research Leader
Faculty of Social Sciences, Business and Economics, and Law
Tel: +358 469219295
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Maija Mustaniemi-Laakso (Vice-Member)
Doctoral Researcher
Institute for Human Rights
Tel: +358 469216566
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Pia Le Grand (Vice-Member)
Head of International Cooperation
Management and Faculty Support Services
Tel: +358 503211400
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OBSERVER MEMBERS

National Union of University Students in Finland SYL

Meri Leppänen (Observer Member)
Development Policy Adviser
Tel: +358 44 780 0220
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Sonja Naalisvaara (Vice Observer Member)
Board member
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UNU-WIDER - United Nations University, World Institute for Development Economics Research

Maria Jouste (Observer Member)
Research Associate
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Lumi Young (Vice-Observer Member)
Associate Programme Officer
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Annett Victorero (Vice-Observer Member)
Communications Officer
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