All email addresses are You can contact any of our links to get going with a topic that they know about.

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

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 & 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.

Vice chairperson of the board

Also feel free to reach out to the vice-chairperson of the board if you have any ideas on something you’d like to take forward with us.

Pekka Enroth

Vice-chairperson of the Board

+358 50 352 0060 

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.”

Memberships Link

Do you have any questions regarding joining the association or memberships in general? Or how do we process personal data? Feel free to contact our Memberships Link with a question or two!

Dora Hietavirta

Memberships Link & Board member

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.

Core Circle

Tero Hokkanen

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

Alternate board member & Finance Link

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 Circle 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.

Esko Reinikainen

Network Analysis Link & Core Circle member

Esko is a culture and systems change consultant with a particular interest in network analysis. He has 14 years experience working with public services.

Jussi Hölttä

Core Circle 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 Circle 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

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.

Beatriz Ramírez Fernández

Board member

Beatriz is a marketing professional converted to sustainability. She has experience in international business and circular economy and is inspired by co-creation, transformational projects and translating the SDGs into concrete strategies and actions.

Prabesh Khatiwada

Alternate board 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

Alternate 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.

Sanna-Maria Salmi

Alternate board member

Sanna is innovative generalist with a passion for philosophy and metaphysics combined with a proven capability to connect these to everyday life and change processes. She is interested in building a society, organisations and institutions, locally and globally, where the culture supports the holistic well-being of people and the environment, while also aiming for continuous development. She believes that we collectively hold the keys to sustainable future on all levels.

Aki Saariaho

Alternate 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.

Lina Hayek

Core Circle member

Lina is a Design Consultant providing services and coaching in Scrum, Service Design, Branding, Customer and User Experience.

Pia Adibe

Board member

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

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.