Kari Herlevi

Project Director, Circular economy for biodiversity , Sitra


Kari Herlevi is project director in Sitra’s Circular economy focus area and a multi-skilled circular economy expert.


Contact Kari if you want to do big things to promote the circular economy.

Previously, Kari led the Green Growth programme at Tekes, which was associated with the circular economy and had a financing volume of more than 100 million euros. He also has experience of Silicon Valley, where he had the privilege of working with the best people in the field.

Kari has master’s degrees in finance and political sciences.

What else?

In addition to the circular economy, Kari keeps busy by renovating his house and taking care of his daughters. He hopes to have time for his own hobbies sometime in the future.

Kari believes that in 2030 we will be closer to an environment-positive society in which, for example, traffic emissions have been minimised and the circular economy is reducing waste.