Heli Nissinen steers the communications of Sitra’s Foresight team and Ratkaisu 100, the largest innovation challenge prize in Finland. Heli’s workdays are a mixture of communications plans, writing, encouragement for colleagues and social media channels.
Heli has worked on four continents in different communications roles and in project co-ordination. Her special interests include international politics, the societal effects of technology, and storytelling.
Heli has a Master’s degree from the University of Jyväskylä.
In her free time, Heli enjoys learning about new cultures, the feeling of freedom on backpacking trips and going to gigs. Her secret wish is to one day become a meteorologist.
Heli believes that creativity and empathy will be the most important skills in the future. Fortunately, they can both be learned.