Project Director, Circular Economy,
Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra
Kari Herlevi is a versatile multi-talent in the field of the circular economy.
He is currently leading the circular economy area at Sitra, the Finnish Innovation Fund. Previously responsible for the Resource-efficient economy area at Tekes, the Finnish Funding Agency for Innovation, he managed the “Green Growth – Towards a sustainable future” programme, which aimed to identify potential new growth areas for the sustainable economy business. Previously Kari led the Vigo accelerator programme at Tekes and supported Tekes management. Kari has also worked in the Tekes Silicon Valley office for a few years and his special interests are the circular economy, fast-growing cleantech firms and developing the BRIC countries.
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