Ilari Lovio

Specialist, Communications and Public Affairs


Ilari Lovio works as a Communications and Public Affairs Specialist at Sitra. Ilari is in charge of communications for the Democracy and Participation theme. He works to strengthen the discussion on defending and reforming democracy.


Ilari previously worked as a leading consultant for a communications and marketing agency, specialising in areas such as influencer communications and video production. Before that, Ilari worked in communications for human rights and development co-operation NGOs.

Among other things, Ilari enjoys facilitating communication, often asking “what are we pursuing and why?”. Ilari is inspired by understanding societal change and telling stories about it.

What else?

In his free time, Ilari enjoys music as much as he can, having his own radio show, producing events and playing the piano. He increasingly spends more of his time on a bicycle.