A member interest-driven network working with US-partners for a democratic, sustainable and equitable world by focusing on joint world-class research.
FARIA INTEREST GROUPS
Member interaction is organized via interest groups. The interest groups are at the heart of the network. The IGs contribute to the yearly action plan development. FARIA Coordinators serve as IG Secretariat and assure information flow between stakeholder groups.
FARIA ADVISORY BOARD
The appointed Advisory Board is made up of a carefully selected group of experts with diverse knowledge from the fields of academia, research, policy, business, innovation, and entrepreneurship, with specific expertise regarding both the US and/or Finland. The Advisory Board actively partakes in shaping the future of FARIA and significantly contributes to the development of Finnish-US research and innovation, projects of importance in various fields, and collaborate with peers within the fields of academia and business.
VP Research Aalto University & Co-Chair FARIA Advisory Board
Vice-Rector University of Helsinki & Co-Chair FARIA Advisory Board
Team Finland Knowledge Expert, Embassy of Finland, Washington D.C.
Head of Development, Ministry of Economic Affairs
CEO of HackerOne & Finland's Honorary Consul in San Francisco
CEO of the Fulbright Finland Foundation
BRUCE J. ORECK
Business Executive & Former U.S.-Ambassador to Finland
CEO of the American Chamber of Commerce, Finland
Professor of North American Studies at Tampere University
Senior Science Adviser, Academy of Finland
FARIA OPERATIONS & NETWORK COORDINATION
The FARIA Coordinators serve the network as executive officers in charge of network development and coordination. The responsibility is jointly executed by Aalto University and the University of Helsinki.
Aalto Project Lead & Network Coordination
MARI OLAFSON LUNDEMO
Helsinki Project Lead & Network Coordination