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LEADERSHIP TEAM

For matters concerning members of the Leadership Team,
please contact Heidi Gustafsson, Executive Assistant

Tuija Talvitie

Executive Director

tuija.talvitie(a)cmi.fi
LinkedIn profile
TW @TuijaTa

Jaana Seppänen

Director, Finance and Administration

jaana.seppanen(a)cmi.fi
LinkedIn profile

Heidi Gustafsson

Executive Assistant

heidi.gustafsson(a)cmi.fi

Ville Brummer

Programme Director

ville.brummer(a)cmi.fi

Elina Lehtinen

Head, Communications
& Fundraising

elina.lehtinen(a)cmi.fi
tel +358 40 8340 465
LinkedIn profile
TW @LehtinenElina

EURASIA

Roxana Cristescu

Head
roxana.cristescu(a)cmi.fi

Team

Vasyl Belmega
Project Officer
Denis Matveev
Programme Adviser
Natalia Djandjgava
Project Officer
Irma Pidtepa
Project Officer
Marie-Charlotte Forgeron
Programme Officer
Taru Savolainen
Programme Management Officer
Jale Sultanli
Adviser
Lucile Bardin
Project Assistant
Lyndon Allin
Senior Adviser
Marina Danoyan
Project Officer

MIDDLE EAST
AND NORTH AFRICA

Maruan El-Krekshi

Head
maruan.elkrekshi(a)cmi.fi

Team

Kamel Al-Ameer
Project Assistant
Emmi Hänninen
Programme Officer
Majid Al-Fahed
Senior Project Manager
Lama Safadi
Project Assistant
Hussein Al-Taee
Project Manager
Laura Salonen
Programme Management Officer
Nesrin Ghneim
Project Assistant
Sultan Yasin
Project Coordinator
Georg Charpentier
Senior Adviser
Ilkka Uusitalo
Senior Adviser
John Bell
Senior Adviser
Mohamed Al Ansary
Adviser
Abdussalam El Belazi
Adviser
Katri Kärkkäinen
Project Officer
Saana Keskitalo
Senior Manager
(on maternity leave)
Laura Latvasalo
Project Officer
(on maternity leave)

SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA

Itonde A. Kakoma

Head
itonde.kakoma(a)cmi.fi

Team

Eemeli Isoaho
Programme Management Officer
Lauren Pêtre Fortuné
Project Assistant
Mbaye Faye
Senior Adviser
Nureldin Satti
Senior Adviser
Nicolas Bwakira
Senior Adviser
Georg Charpentier
Senior Adviser
David Kapya
Senior Adviser
Corentin Ki Doulaye
Senior Adviser
Gabrielle Priklopilova
Project Officer (on maternity leave)
Johanna Poutanen
Project Manager (on leave)

WOMEN IN PEACEMAKING

Antonia Potter Prentice

Senior Manager
antonia.potterprentice(a)cmi.fi

Team

Silja Grundström
Project Officer
Elisa Tarnaala
Adviser

SENIOR ADVISERS

Team

Heidi Huuhtanen
Senior Adviser
Middle East and North Africa
Payton Knopf
Senior Adviser
USA
Andrew Marshall
Senior Adviser
Yasar Qatarneh
Senior Adviser

PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT OFFICE

Oskari Eronen

Senior Manager
oskari.eronen(a)cmi.fi

Team

Mikko Patokallio
Analyst
Suvi Tuuli
Communications Officer

FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION

Jaana Seppänen

Director, Finance and Administration

jaana.seppanen(a)cmi.fi
LinkedIn profile

Team

Marko Jäminki
Security and Field Implementation Adviser
Lauri Pullinen
Finance Assistant
Piia Launiainen
Office Management Assistant
Hanna Puura
Office Manager
LinkedIn profile
Satu Lyytinen
Accountant
Jaana Salminen
Controller
Antti Kantokoski
Assistant Controller

COMMUNICATIONS
AND FUNDRAISING

Elina Lehtinen

Head, Communications
& Fundraising

elina.lehtinen(a)cmi.fi
tel +358 40 8340 465
LinkedIn profile
TW @LehtinenElina

Antero Karvonen
Communications Officer

Laura Seppälä
Communications and
Fundraising Manager
laura.seppala(a)cmi.fi
LinkedIn profile
TW @LauraSeppala
Tel. +358 50 3311886

Suvi Tuuli
Communications Officer

THE OFFICE OF
PRESIDENT AHTISAARI

Minna Kukkonen

Acting Head, Office of President Ahtisaari
minna.kukkonen(a)cmi.fi

Sami Lahdensuo
Senior Adviser

Jaakko Oksanen
Senior Adviser

Tuula Tanskanen
Personal Assistant

Riikka Marjamäki
Head of the Office of President Ahtisaari (on maternity leave)