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Personal profile

Description of research and teaching

I have a part-time position as Research Director at the Finnish Biodiversity Information Facility FinBIF, which operates under the Finnish Museum of Natural History 'Luomus'. My focus is on the strategic development of the research services of FinBIF.

I have a research background in peatland ecology, systematics and biogeography of tropical plants, and conservation biology. Currently, my main job is as the Director General of the Finnish Environment Institute SYKE.

External positions

member, Ministry of the Environment

1 Jan 210031 Dec 2021

Member, ministry of the environment

1 Mar 201031 Dec 2016

Head of Delegation of Finland, Global Biodiversity Information Facility

2010 → …

Fields of Science

  • 1181 Ecology, evolutionary biology
  • 113 Computer and information sciences

International and National Collaboration

Publications and projects within past five years.