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Veera Heinonen

Director, Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra

Veera Heinonen has extensive experience from the world of media and government communications.

Prior to Sitra, Veera was the spokesperson for the President of the Republic of Finland. Veera joined the President’s cabinet from the Ministry for Foreign Affairs, where she led the communications department. Before joining the civil service, Veera worked as a journalist at Reuters news agency and Finland’s national broadcasting company Yle amongst others. At Sitra Veera gets to focus on communicating new ideas that will tackle the big challenges of our time.

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Speaking at the following WCEF2019 sessions:

Monday 3 June at 12.00-13.45: WCEF2019 Grand Opening
Tuesday 4 June at 16.00-17.30: WCEF2019 Grand Finale

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