Executive directortel. 041 512 1703 tel. 041 512 1703
Minna is responsible for planning, monitoring and reporting on Verke’s activities, as well as our partnerships. In Digital youth work she is especially fascinated by its inherent creativity and opportunities for self-expression. Outside of work, Minna can be seen jogging around Taivallahti or sampling the city’s cultural offerings. In the winter she might be on the slopes, and in the summer at a cabin.
Planning officertel. +35840 1835 264 tel. +35840 1835 264
Juha works among other things on Verke’s international activities and Maker culture. At work, he especially enjoys hosting training sessions and swimming in international waters. Additionally, he has a soft spot for youth participation. On his free time, he is relaxed by photography, leatherworking and heavy music.
Planning officertel. +358 40 3361 856 tel. +358 40 3361 856
Heikki is among other things responsible for research- and publication-related activities. He is especially interested in digitalisation as a societal phenomenon and strategic development of digital youth work. On his free time, Heikki tries to distance himself from work, technology and city crowds.
Planning officertel. +358 40 1597 505 tel. +358 40 1597 505
Marcus’ expertise includes social media platforms and the technological side of digital youth work. Additionally, he is easily excited about all sorts of new and amazing things. You can contact Marcus with things related to training activities.
Planning officertel. +358 40 1626 031 tel. +358 40 1626 031
Matilda is responsible for Verke’s Social Media channels and website. On her free time, Matilda does horseback riding and immerses herself in the world of Youtube and Tiktok.
Planning officertel. +358 40 1491 535 tel. +358 40 1491 535
Iita-Mari is responsible, among other things, for Verke’s training activities. Her interests are varied from knitting all the way to artificial intelligence and algorithms. Outside of work Iita-Mari enjoys digital games, series, gymnastic exercises and learning new things.
Planning officertel. +358 40 3347 211 tel. +358 40 3347 211
Panu works on everything in digital youth work that relates to culture; from digital games to media production and from recording to arts and crafts. Outside of work on digitalisation Panu enjoys analogue music and printed comics.
(Pasi is on study leave until the end of the year)
Pasi is responsible for Verke’s activities concerning digital games. As an enthusiastic gamer, Pasi tries to keep on top of gaming culture at all times. His mind gets all warm and fuzzy with also sci-fi, hi-fi and chilli.
Planning officertel. +358 50 5623 611 tel. +358 50 5623 611
(Denice is on family leave. She will return in summer 2022)
Denice coordinates Verke’s co-operation with schools and our Swedish-speaking activities. On her free time, Denice runs, does yoga and enjoys beautiful things.