CV

CURRENT WORK

MONOCLE MAGAZINE & MONOCLE 24 RADIO, HELSINKI, FINLAND
Helsinki Correspondent, 2017 – now

I cover a wide range of topics ranging from design and art to current affairs and culture. I also worked as a section editor for the Monocle Helsinki Travel Guide published in 2018.

FINNISH BROADCASTING COMPANY (YLE), HELSINKI, FINLAND
Foreign Journalist, 2017 – now

I work as a freelance foreign journalist at the foreign news desk. I produce radio and tv packages, write online articles and photograph.

PREVIOUS WORK EXPERIENCE

FINNISH BROADCASTING COMPANY (YLE), ROME, ITALY
Rome Correspondent, 2013 – 2016

I produced video and radio stories, documentaries, and online articles with photos on various news topics from Italy. I did live broadcasts as well as researched and produced packages. My main focus was on politics, business, design, arts, and fashion.

FINNISH BROADCASTING COMPANY (YLE), KAMPALA, UGANDA
East Africa Correspondent, 2010 – 2012

I traveled extensively in Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania and Rwanda in search of the most interesting stories. I produced TV, radio, and online reports on topics ranging from civil wars to gay rights, tech revolution to wildlife conservation.

ECONOMIST INTELLIGENCE UNIT (EIU)
Country Report Contributor, 2006 – 2013

Researching and writing monthly analytical papers on Finnish politics and the economy.

ADD VALUE RESEARCH, HELSINKI, FINLAND
Project Manager, 2007 – 2010

Managing global market research projects in various sectors. Turning research findings into actionable business plans and presenting them to the management of leading multinational companies. Supervising project teams consisting of data collection agencies, graphic designers, and statisticians.

FINNISH INSTITUTE OF INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS, HELSINKI, FINLAND
Research assistant, 2005

American Express, BRIGHTON, UK
Fraud Analyst, 2004

EDUCATION

UNIVERSITY OF HELSINKI
MA in Political Science (Global Politics), 2006
Faculty of Social Sciences

UNIVERSITY OF SUSSEX, UK
BA in International Relations with Development Studies, 2004
School of African and Asian Studies