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Marleena Ahonen

Specialist, Sitra

+358 (294) 618 228

Who?

Marleena Ahonen works as a project co-ordinator in Sitra’s Circular Economy team. For Marleena, the circular economy is one of the world’s best and most inspiring strategies for a sustainable, meaningful tomorrow, towards which everyone can be inspired to build.

What?

Marleena has a holistic approach to development, the circular economy and to the whole world, with a people-oriented emphasis. Marleena’s favourite topics include the processing industry, recycling, the gas economy, renewable energy, strategic life-cycle assessment, cleantech, climate change, environmental impacts and foresight.

She has worked previously as a sustainable development consultant, held an internship on cleantech in Los Angeles and also participated in a project in Tanzania. Her approach combines the best high-tech and low-tech solutions.

Marleena has a Master of Science degree in Environmental Engineering and a strong science background from Aalto University.

What else?

After work, Marleena channels her energy into dance classes, yoga and adventures on paradise islands and in Helsinki, in or by the sea.