Oras Tynkkynen

Senior Advisor, Sustainability solutions, Sitra


Oras Tynkkynen helps Sitra to understand how Finland can transform into a carbon-neutral circular economy. He works particularly on climate solutions and policies to promote them.


Oras has worked on climate and energy policy at the international, European, national and local level for about 20 years. You can contact him if you wish to learn more about effective and efficient tools to cut emissions and to use resources wisely.

Oras has previously worked as a Climate Policy Specialist in the Prime Minister’s Office, been a Member of Parliament, a journalist and consultant. He has a Master’s degree in Social Sciences from Tampere University.

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You can often find Oras sitting on a train somewhere between Tampere and Brussels.

He believes that the transition to a zero-carbon – or even a carbon-negative – economy will happen much faster than commonly expected.