Mika is a Master of Social Sciences from The University of Tampere. He is also a Director of The Centre of Expertise for Impact Investing, which is a part of The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment of The Finnish Government. Prior to this, Mika led Sitra's development operations in terms of impact investing for around five years. Thanks to the work of Mika and his team, there are are now several SIB and EIB projects underway or set for launch in Finland. Mika’s team also worked extensively on the economy of well-being and social outcomes contracting as a part of Finland’s EU Presidency during the second part of 2019.