Laura Seppälä

Manager, Communications and Public Affairs


Laura Seppälä works as a Specialist in the Communications and Public Affairs team. She develops and plans Sitra’s communications with the aim of engaging more and more people in future-oriented work. She also manages international relations and explores the communications opportunities within the fair data economy.


Laura has nearly 20 years of diverse experience in international communications. During the past few years, she has been in charge of marketing communications, campaigns and branding at organisations such as the peace mediation organisation CMI and UNICEF. Laura has a master’s degree in social sciences.

Laura believes that effective communication is achieved through interesting and meaningful action targeted at the right audiences. Communication needs to be at the core of all activities, as communication and dialogue are everyone’s responsibility.

What else?

In her free time, Laura enjoys dance classes and jogging. She is a development-driven person who swears by the power of curiosity and insight.