Panel Chair

Eeva Furman

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

eeva.furman(at) / 0295 251 123



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 is 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.


Panel Coordinator, Helsinki Institute of Sustainability Science (HELSUS)

Paula Schönach

Research Coordinator, HELSUS

paula.schonach(at) / 0294 157 827


Paula Schönach (Adjunct Professor, PhD) is the Research Coordinator of the Helsinki Institute of Sustainability Science (HELSUS), University of Helsinki, where she is working to advance sustainability science research and it’s societal effectiveness. Her expertise is in ecological sustainability, especially from the viewpoint of Environmental Policy and Environmental History.


Panel Communications

Johanna Torkkel

Head of Communications, Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke)

johanna.torkke(at) / 0295 327 333