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Our current circles and their members can be checked out on Glassfrog.

Memberships & Finance Link

Do you have any questions regarding joining the association or memberships in general? Or handle our finances. Feel free to contact Dora!

Dora Hietavirta

Memberships & Finance Link & Chairperson of the board

+358 40 242 1158

Dora merges learning & development, team learning, community education, global citizenship education, community development, employee experience and now adding a sharpened focus on systems innovation and change management.

Event Support Link

Do you have an idea for a future event we might host? Contact our Event Support Link to get forward with these and similar questions!

Mikael Seppälä

Event Support Circle Link & Vice-chairperson of the board

+358 50 326 8238

Mikael is a globally networked systems thinker with a focus on systems innovation and innovation management. He has lately been working on practices for complex collaboration, innovation ecosystems and innovation portfolios.

Core Team

Tero Hokkanen

Alternate board member

Tero is a big picture generalist and his main focus is to understand how to build a sustainable society/humanity. Striving for learning, understanding, and clarity.

Iina Santamäki

Core team member

Iina is a collaborator, learning facilitator, and space holder. She is passionate about holistic well-being, regenerative leadership, and co-creating a more sustainable future and present for all.

Helén Marton

Core team member

Helén is a strategic designer with expertise in co-design and systems thinking. Trained in design (BDes) with an MA in Creative Sustainability, she is passionate about developing and leading participatory processes to address complex sustainability challenges.

Arnaldo Pellini

Alternate board member

Arnaldo is an international development consultant and researcher who has been involved for the past 15 years in the design and implementation of problem-driven initiatives aimed at strengthening governance and knowledge systems in low and medium income countries.

Gunta Krumina

Board member

Gunta is an innovative and creative critical thinker, business development consultant, and applied systems thinking facilitator and advocate.

Pia Adibe

Alternate board member

Pia is a Doctoral researcher at LUT Business School studying collaboration and organizing; and former Editor-in-Chief of Knowledge Management Magazine Tietoasiantuntija, published by Tietojohtaminen ry. “Compassion is action. All is interconnected.”

Jussi Hölttä

Core team member

Jussi is a certified coach (ICF ACC), facilitator and an expert on agile learning and co-creation. His personal side quest is learning Everything.

Tanja Korvenmaa

Core team member

Tanja is an Art of Hosting practitioner, organisational consultant and a permaculturalist. She has experience in building up networks that encourage networking and sharing knowledge of sustainable lifestyles. Tanja is currently a coach in the EIT Climate-KIC Pioneers into Practice -programme.

Kari Mikkelä

Alternate board member

Kari’s professional mission is to support innovation, growth and internationalization in ecosystem service businesses: innovation orchestration for pioneering and early adapter organisations and networks. He’s well integrated to the global R&D&I expertise communities, where he’s also held many trustee positions.

Zeynep Falay von Flittner

Board member

Zeynep Falay von Flittner is is an experienced design leader, entrepreneur, design consultant and public speaker focusing on the role of creative and design practices on sustainability transitions. She is combining systems thinking, foresight and human centric design to develop new methods and approaches to support companies and networks to build new capabilities around sustainability transitions.

Prabesh Khatiwada

Core team member

Prabesh has served and lead student union politics during his University life in Finland, later worked as a preschool teacher. Currently, his practice revolves around helping different entities to understanding and address complex systemic problems as a coach and as an educator. He is a graduate of Socionomi from Diak UAS, Finland and MSc.Social Entrepreneurship and Management from Roskilde University, Denmark.

Markus Vähälä

Board member

Markus is a citizenship, disability and mental health activist, developer, musician, politician and ready to make a positive change together with you! Markus is the CEO of international Citizen Network Coop and Development Manager of the Center for Wellbeing and Culture Kukunori in Finland.

Aki Saariaho

Board member

Aki is a philosopher, entrepreneur and a teacher (English, Ethics, Philosophy) who loves people, problem-solving and networking. These skills he has worked vigorously on for 40+ years. He has grown rather good and fond of them. Aki has been a teacher on the upper secondary level (15-19 year-olds) for 20+ years. He is an avid fan of citizen activism and is a part of several organizations/associations on the board and founding level.

Piritta Hannonen

Board member

Piritta co-creates more sustainable futures with the people in their different lifeworlds. As a designer she is working in transitions and interested in wisely entwining actions.

Pekka Enroth

Core team member

Pekka is a management professional who views organizations as vast and complex networks of organizational practices. His slogan is “Shared stuff is best developed by experimenting things together.”