Eeva Hellström

Senior Lead, Tomorrow’s economy


Eeva Hellström is a senior lead in strategy in Sitra’s foresight operations. Behind this designation you find someone who is both a thinker and a doer. In her hands, complex content is creatively synthesised and individual ideas are shaped into effective concepts.

Eeva is in charge of projects focused on foresight into the future of the economy from multiple perspectives and interpreting related trends and developments together with stakeholders.


Eeva has a Master’s degree in forestry and a doctorate in environmental economics, but she has learned her most valuable lessons from thinking and working together with others. She has over two decades of experience from multidisciplinary vision, strategy and interaction processes as well as societal training.

It’s worthwhile contacting Eeva if you want to exchange ideas on sustainability, long-term drivers of change influencing fair, sustainable and competitive economy as well as the use of knowledge in decision-making.

What else?

In her spare time, you might find Eeva with a hammer, a rake or a ladle in her hand. When she is not getting her hands dirty, she may let her thoughts drift towards the waters where ringed seals swim. Having grown up close to forests, Eeva is active in a number of positions of trust in the forest industry in addition to her full-time job.