“Your smile is your logo, your personality your business card. How you leave others feeling after having an experience with you becomes your trademark”.

– Jay Danzie –

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Please let me know how to help you with

  • Web community & Social Media projects
  • HRD-projects
  • IT-projects
  • Events, coaching and training

Are you looking for an experienced HR, HRD, Social Media or ICT specialist/consultant to join your team? Someone with more than a decade of working experience in international level? I am available to any of the four area separately or combined.

At the moment I’m building awesome website community with mobile application and training people to use new tools and social media.
Also in a project for guiding senior citizens to learn to use digital services.

Earlier I was designing and implementing Facebook (FB) landing pages to FB business pages, developing FB like pages (one with more that 10.000 members), administrating several FB groups and renewing & developing website for 4000 members + harmonizing it with social media. I have also done FB marketing & advertising.
I am available for a new role quite flexible as my current tasks can be done anywhere and anytime.

What is it that I can offer your company?

I am a quick learner and into doing things the best/most effective way. I’m good at outlining the big picture and my problem solving skills are excellent. I have a solid network of people and it is easy for me to get to know new people.

I have been in projects where in-house applications have been replaced by SaaS application and seen them both from IT side and HR side.

I have experience in acting as a trainer and coach in global + national level. I have trained my colleagues in well-being issues and our subcontractors regarding in-house systems and tools.

Social Media is familiar to me and I actively use Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, Youtube and other applications. I also try out other social media applications and keep the suitable ones (Mailchimp, Paper.li, About Me, BrandYourSelf). I have been blogging since July 2005 and I use Worpress for that. I also hold webinars once a month (at least).

I am highly experienced person with solid record in many successful projects and tasks in both global and national level. I am happy to work in close cooperation with wide variety of people, including other teams. I lived in Indonesia (Asia) one year which helps me to understand other cultures better. During my years in Nokia I worked with many nationalities.
I have excellent relationship and communication skills which I have more developed in NLP training programs that I have participated. I am used to handle simultaneous tasks and meet targets and deadlines.

What is it that I’m looking for in my new employer?

I value good working atmosphere, tasks that motivate, good colleagues and the possibility to work also remotely. I hope that the company really understand the value of employees and that it shows in the practice and in company values. Leadership and “common sense” are also important to me so that tasks can be done effectively.

What is my area of interest?

Currently I am looking for Specialist, Coordinator and Consultant level work.

Please do not hesitate to contact me for more details.

Looking forward helping you!



  • 11 years of global expertise in Global HRD, HR & events
  • 8 years of global expertise in IT -projects
  • 1 year experience in communications in Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Social Media experience since 2007


  • Web community & Social Media projects
  • HRD-projects
  • IT-projects
  • Events, coaching and training (also online)


Work experience

Web designer, The Finnish Rheumatism Association, 2016 –

  • Designing and building website community on WordPress and marketing it to the audience + training
  • Mobile application project
  • Association based website project

Consultant, 2013 – 2016

  • Several web portal projects (WordPress) and loving it!
  • Designing and implementing landing pages in Facebook for private businesses, developing business and community FB pages, implementing Social Media to websites, training how to use new tools and leading webinar trainings.
  • Wellness Coaching & leading workshops.
  • Planning & implementing events.
  • Electronic work performance project where end-users can rely on a single source of information for the guidance during the workflow. Instructing, training, composing guidelines.

Application Specialist, Nokia, 2008 – 2013

Problem solving in tools & systems and leading, diagnosing and troubleshooting incidents and managing priorities in co-operation with the project team.
Training colleagues and subcontractors in using the systems and tools.

HR Support Specialist, Nokia, 2006 – 2008

Leading, diagnosing and troubleshooting incidents in HR Systems & Products. Participating in global HR projects when replacing existing systems or tools with new ones (example Success Factors).

HRD Coordinator, 1994 – 2006

  • Coordinating Nokia top management training programs and other programs globally including budgeting, venue negotiations, trainer & speaker bookings, e-Learning webpages and feedback process. The programs took place in China, USA, Switzerland and Finland.
  • Event and travel coordination and production.

Freelance Editor, Indonesia, 1998

Writing, editing and coordinating articles to a Nordic magazine.


Licensed Practitioner of Meta-Health, Helsinki, 2014-2017 (ongoing)

META-Health is the art, science and practice of Body-Mind-Social Health with a focus on how specific stress triggers, emotions and beliefs affect specific organ symptoms.

Heal Your Life® Teacher, Birmingham UK, 2015

Heal Your Life® is based on Louise Hay’s philosophy.

Certified LCF Life Coach, Valmentamo/Helsinki, 2012 – 2013

LCF Life Coach® is a year-long training program that provides effective tools and methods for the management, teaching, and well-being.
Graduation requires in addition to theory lessons 125 hours of coaching (individual & groups) and approved thesis.

Licensed practitioner of NLP, NLP-Academy/Espoo, 2013

Neuro-linguistic programming (NLP) is an approach to communication, personal development, and psychotherapy. A connection between the neurological processes (“neuro”), language (“linguistic”) and behavioral patterns learned through experience (“programming”) and that these can be changed to achieve specific goals in life.

BSc of Information Systems, Espoo, 2003 – 2007

Learning program in information technology services and solutions to organizations.

BSc of Business and Administration, Espoo, 1982 – 1987

College-level degree program of business and administration.

Please do not hesitate to contact me for more details.


Systems & Tools

  • WordPress & plugins
  • Success Factors
  • Taleo
  • Lotus Notes db
  • HTML-editors
  • Web publishing tools
  • Oracle (SQL) db
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Powerpoint
  • Microsoft Sharepoint
  • Microsoft Lync
  • SAP P/3 & SAP P/10
  • Tax Engine / Sabrix
  • Reporting tools
  • Virtual meeting tools
  • Canva
  • Mailchimp
  • MailPoet


  • HRD, coaching, training
  • Social Media
  • HR-tools & -services
  • Event coordinating
  • Project Management
  • Scheduling
  • Budgeting
  • Pricing
  • Invoicing
  • Problem solving
  • 24/7 Support Model
  • Recruiting Process
  • Compensation Tools & Process

Language skills

  • Finnish (native)
  • English (fluent, working language)
  • Swedish (basics)
  • Indonesian (basics)


About me

I was born in Helsinki, Finland and lived most of my life in Espoo (capital area) before I moved to the country side (just over 30 min drive to Helsinki) about eight years ago. My roots are in the Finnish Pohjanmaa (Ostrobothnia) where people are known to be honest, entrepreneurial and “always right”. As the local saying there goes: “I was aiming for the good but it always turns up to be first class”.

I am what I am and the rest can be learned.

You are most welcome to contact me by email or phonecall.


My hobbies

are sporty.

Horse riding


I have been riding more or less since I was 6 years of age.

Also I have owned a horse some years ago.

Alpine skiing

Downhill skiing has been my winter sport since I was 13 years of age.

I have gone to Alps countless times. I used to go even twice a year (January + March).



I have been cycling all my life during spring – summer – autum. There was a time that I did that even in snow during the winter time.



I have trained in different gyms more or less since I was 20.
Unfortunately currently less. Need to fix that.



I had my first dog in 1988.

My dogs are my personal trainers. There is no excuse: you need to take them for a proper walk once a day no matter what’s the weather.

My first import from UK was in 1993 and after that I have imported three dogs more (for myself) + one from Norway.

In Facebook I maintain the page I started: Flat coated retrievers  with over 10,000 members and flatcoats – group.

I started blogging about my dogs over 10 years ago in July 2005.