Minna Parkkonen

Assistant, A roadmap for a Fair Data Economy, Sitra


Minna works as an assistant at the Lifelong Learning focus area, supporting her team and ensuring that the hectic workdays of her team run as smoothly as possible. She organises the team’s events and meetings efficiently so that all participants can get the most out of their attendance and leave with smiles on their faces.


If you have any questions regarding the Lifelong Learning focus area, Minna is the person to talk to. Minna has solid experience in demanding management assistant roles in large international corporations. This experience has honed her into an expert in event organisation and the everyday running of business with excellent people skills.

Minna wants to emphasise how important it is to feel positive every time we get to our desks. Occupational health and well-being at work are close to Minna’s heart, with the knowledge that it all starts with the personal well-being of each individual. She will make the extra effort to ensure that everyone feels happy at the workplace and support her colleagues.

Minna holds a BBA, HSO from Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences. She is also trained in coaching and health coaching, and you can usually spot a book or two on this topic on her bedside table.

What else?

In her spare time, Minna loves to keep fit through group exercise and sailing in the archipelago and spend time with her family and friends. She also loves to travel and stay curious about the wonders of the world.

She is a strong believer in the increasing importance of lifelong learning throughout our careers. It is essential to keep an open mind and be ready to accept that the world of work is constantly changing and requires new learning every day.