Annual Event Speaker profile: Päivi Lehtonen

Päivi Lehtonen

Päivi Lehtonen is the Head of Cooperation in the Finnish Embassy responsible for managing the regional development cooperation portfolio, including the BioFISA II Programme, on behalf of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland. She has lived in Africa for 13 years, working both in the private and public sector. Her focus and passion is on private sector development and sustainable development in line with the circular economy thinking. She holds a Master's degree in International Business Administration as well as a Bachelor's degree in Environmental Business Management.