Panel Chair

Eeva Furman

Professor, Environmental Policy Center, Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE)

eeva.furman(at) / 0295 251 123



Panel coordinator, Helsinki Institute of Sustainability Science (HELSUS)

Eeva-Lotta Apajalahti

Research coordinator, postdoctoral researcher, HELSUS

eeva-lotta.apajalahti(at) / 050 524 5458


Eeva-Lotta Apajalahti (PhD in Economics and Business Administration) is the research coordinator at Helsinki Institute of Sustainability Science (HELSUS). As the research coordinator Eeva-Lotta is responsible for fostering sustainability research and its visibility in societal policy-making. Her research focuses on studying energy transformation from the consumer, production and organizational perspective, particularly in the context of cities. She is the head coordinator of the panel during 2021-2022.


Panel Coordinator, Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke)

Katriina Soini

Senior Scientist, Luke

katriina.soini(at) / 0295 326 550


Katriina Soini (Adjunct Professor, PhD) is a Senior Scientist at the Natural Resources Institute, specialized in the social and cultural perspective of sustainable development. Her expertise also includes Sustainability Science theories and methods. She was the main coordinator of the panel during 2019-2020.


Panel Coordinator, Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE)

Jari Lyytimäki

Senior Scientist, SYKE

jari.lyytimaki(at) / 0295 251 397


Jari Lyytimäki (Adjunct Professor, PhD) is a Senior Scientist at the Finnish Environment Institute’s Environmental Policy Center. He is interested in the efficient utilising of knowledge in the sustainable development, and the reasons why this doesn’t always happen. He has co-created numerous indicator sets for sustainable development and written many environmental books.


Research assistant, HELSUS

Linda Lammensalo 

Research assistant, HELSUS

linda.lammensalo(at) / 0294 157 853


Linda Lammensalo works as a research assistant at the Helsinki Institute of Sustainability Science (HELSUS). She supports the coordination of the panel, which includes communications. She has prior work experience in international development, and is, thus, interested particularly in sustainability questions related to global justice.