Satu Korhonen

Head of Democracy and Capabilities, Demos Helsinki

Satu Korhonen leads the Democracy and Capabilities theme area at the think tank Demos Helsinki. Satu is an organisation researcher specialising in user-oriented development and social welfare and healthcare services. At Demos Helsinki, Satu has led the future-oriented work of the Health 2050 project and Y-Lab, which reforms affordable housing in co-operation with Y-Foundation. Satu has a long-standing interest in communities’ capabilities to develop their activities and provide well-being. Active communities are the foundation of renewing democracy and meaningful planning. Satu promotes the culture of discussion related to democracy as a member of the executive committee of the Institute for Deliberative Democracy as well as at Demos Helsinki.