Project Manager Hanna Niemi-Hugaerts
Hanna Niemi-Hugaerts started at Forum Virium Helsinki in January 2012. She works as a Project Manager in the CitySDK project, funded by the European Union. Hanna is responsible for a work package and pilot project focused on developing Helsinki city’s tools to get feedback from the residents. Hanna has a Master’s Degree from the Media Lab, a unit within the School of Arts, Design and Architecture at Aalto University. She has previously worked at the Finnish Meteorological Institute, Frantic digital agency and the ARKI research group.
EU Coordinator Marja Mattila
Marja Mattila started at Forum Virium Helsinki in January 2012. She works as an EU coordinator in the CitySDK project which is funded by the European Union. Marja is responsible for the overall administration of the project, including all partner countries. Marja holds a Master’s Degree in Economic Sciences. She has previously worked at Aalto University School of Economics, among others.
Project Manager Henri Salomaa
Henri Salomaa started at Forum Virium Helsinki in January 2012. He works as a Project Manager in the CitySDK project. Henri sits at Forum Virium Helsinki offices with the rest of the CitySDK team, although his actual employer is Sanoma Kaupunkilehdet, a company participating closely in the project. Henri is responsible for the service content within the project, and is the contact person for Sanoma Kaupunkilehdet. Henri has previously worked as a journalist and his news have been published in the omakaupunki.fi website, among others.
Development Manager Sari Luostarinen
Sari Luostarinen started at Forum Virium Helsinki on 1 February 2012. As a Development Manager, she leads the new Innovative Public Procurement project area. Sari has a Master’s degree in Administrative Sciences and has previously worked as a senior consultant at Ramboll Management Consulting Oy. She also has several years’ experience in various development and planning projects for the city of Tampere corporate governance.
Project Planner Jaakko Rajaniemi
Jaakko Rajaniemi has been working as a Project Planner in Forum Virium Helsinki’s EU funded CitySDK project since February 2012. Jaakko is employed by the City of Helsinki but works at the Forum Virium Helsinki premises with the rest of the CitySDK team. In the project, he develops the City of Helsinki feedback channel system. He holds a Master’s degree in Science in Technology and previously worked as a Project Manager in Apps4Finland and in mobile services research and product development at Nokia and Nokia Siemens Networks.