Contact us!

Message us:

info@verke.org
firstname@verke.org

We all can be reached by Telegram and WhatsApp with our mobile numbers.

Visiting address:

Salomonkatu 17 A, 3th floor
00100 Helsinki

Postal address:

Verke
PL 10401
00099 Helsingin kaupunki

  • Minna Ilva

    Executive director

    tel. 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.

  • Juha Kiviniemi

    Planning officer

    tel. +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.

  • Heikki Lauha

    Planning officer

    tel. +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.

  • Marcus Lundqvist

    Planning officer

    tel. +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.

  • Denice Lönnroth

    Planning officer

    tel. +358 50 5623 611 tel. +358 50 5623 611

    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.

  • Matilda Maunula

    Planning officer

    tel. +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 enjoys reading.

  • Iita-Mari Ruponen

    Planning officer

    tel. +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.

  • Panu Räsänen

    Planning officer

    tel. +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.

  • Pii Anttonen

    Planning officer

    tel. +358401954905 tel. +358401954905

    Pii conducts project oriented communications and works as a general purpose media monkey behind the scenes, while also assisting with relations to higher education institutions. When not at work, they explore the depths of highly confusing music and legendarily monotonous video games.

  • Pasi Tuominen

    Planning officer

    (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.