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Professional experience:

VISITING PROFESSOR, London School of Economics, Centre for International Studies, UNITED KINGDOM. August 2018 - July 2019.

PROFESSOR OF SOCIETAL SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENT, Arctic University of Norway (UiT),  Department of Engineering and Safety, Faculty of Science and Technology, Tromsø, NORWAY. (August) 2014 -- permanent, ongoing. 

SENIOR SCIENTIST, European Commission, Critical Infrastructure Protection Coordinator, Joint Research Centre (JRC), Institute for the Protection and Security of the Citizen, Ispra, ITALY 2012 - 2014.

SENIOR ADVISER, Council of the Baltic Sea States (CBSS), Civil Security portfolio, Permanent International Secretariat, Stockholm, SWEDEN. 2008-2012.

SENIOR RESEARCH FELLOW, Nordregio – Nordic Centre for Spatial Development (under Nordic Council of Ministers), Stockholm, SWEDEN. 2001-2007 (2004-2005 on 80% leave). 

CHIEF EXPERT, Russian-European Centre for Economic Policy (GOPA Worldwide Consultants, Germany, on behalf of the European Commission), Moscow, RUSSIAN FEDERATION. 2004-2005.

ACTING DIRECTOR, Aleksanteri Institute – Finnish Centre for Russian and East European Studies, University of Helsinki, FINLAND. 2000-2001. 

SENIOR RESEARCHER, Finnish Institute of International Affairs, Helsinki, FINLAND. 1998-2000.

RESEARCHER, Finnish Institute of International Affairs, Helsinki, FINLAND. 1995 – 1997.

INTERPRETER/TRANSLATOR (Finnish-Russian-English), ABB Installaatiot, a military village project, work site located in Samara region, RUSSIAN FEDERATION. 1993-1994.

ELECTRICIAN, several electricity companies, mainly in construction, industry and maintenance, in Helsinki, Tampere, Turku, in FINLAND. 1983-1991.

QUALITY CONTROLLER, ASEA Kabel, Stockholm, SWEDEN 1981-1982.


Academic education/titles:

ADJUNCT PROFESSOR (DOCENT) OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS, University of Helsinki, Finland. 2004 -- (In Finland, this is a peer reviewed honorary position not indicating any further commitments from either the docent or the university.) 

DOCTOR OF POLITICAL SCIENCE, University of Helsinki, Finland. 1999.

MASTER OF POLITICAL SCIENCE (International Relations), University of Turku, Finland. 1992.

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