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Curriculum vitae

Professional & Academic Experience

July 2022 - present

ESG Consultant

ESG Advisor | CSR Manager | Environmental Specialist | Human Rights Advisor

Independent contractor for ESG, CSR, climate, sustainability, (business) human rights, as well as supply chain due diligence and auditing strategy development

August 2020 - present

Independent Jurist

​Interim Project Manager | Interim Legal & Compliance Manager (EU only)

Interim management and team lead of large legal teams and smaller mixed teams operating in the EU.

Jurist | Interim Counsel | Legal Consultant (EU only)

Independent legal contractor for various types of legal work within the EU.

August 2020 - present

Freelance Content Creator

Freelancer | Writer & Editor | Illustrator & Photographer

Freelance services in copywriting, copyediting, proofreading, fact-checking, (legal) translating, and content creation.

September 2022 - present


The E-Waste Column

Weekly column published on LinkedIn, discussing developments on e-waste and transition minerals in law, policy, and business.

September 2022 - present

Founder & CEO

Palsa & Pulk

Palsa & Pulk B.V. is a startup and for-profit social enterprise focused on sustainability and circular economy. We help companies across sectors transition in an honest and transparent way, and we make a point of avoiding greenwashing and social washing.

September 2022 - present

Founder & CEO

Nikander Holding

Nikander Holding B.V. is a holding company focused on sustainable development and social impact. Through our presence on the market, we aspire to promote social mobility and respect for diversity.

January 2023 - present

Founder & Lead Coordinator

Sustainability Education for Europe

SEFE is a pan-European initiative to increase and improve sustainability education in primary and secondary schools across Europe. The goal is to give the youth access to knowledge on climate change, biodiversity, and the environment as a part of their ordinary formal education.

July 2022 - present

Founder & Director

Mens Artium

Mens Artium is a community-based and non-profit organization that is active at the nexus of human rights, restorative justice, and the arts.

September 2021 - present

Guest Lecturer | Guest Speaker

Independent Scholar

Lectures on international law, human rights, environmental law, circular economy, corporate social responsibility (CSR), legal and business ethics, as well as environmental, social, and governance (ESG) standards.

August 2021 - May 2022


Master's degree in Law, Columbia Law School (USA)

Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar (awarded in recognition of superior academic achievement)

Fulbright Scholar (ASLA-Fulbright Graduate Grantee)

Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds Fellow

FFN Pertti J. C. Lindfors Legal Studies Scholar

August 2020 - July 2021

Legal Counsel

Contract at a social enterprise

Focus on IP protection, copyright, protection of cultural heritage, cultural preservation, and indigenous people's rights.

August 2017 - May 2020

Legal Associate

Contract at a large law firm in Amsterdam

Rotations in the departments for competition law (for 6 months), international arbitration (for 1.5 years), and intellectual property law (for 1 year).

September 2016 - August 2017

LL.M. with Merit

Master's degree in Global Environment and Climate Change Law, Edinburgh Law School (UK)

International Environmental Law, International Law of the Sea, European Environmental Law, EU & National Climate Change Law, Corporate Social Responsibility & the Law


August 2014 - June 2016

B.A. with Honours

Liberal Arts & Sciences: Global Challenges, Leiden University College The Hague (Netherlands)

Major in International Law

Minor in Journalism and Environmental Science

Nationalities: Finnish & German

Residency: Finland, Germany, Netherlands, UK, USA

Legal Specializations: Alternative Dispute Settlement, Climate Law, Contract Drafting, Commercial Litigation, Corporate Social Responsibility, Public International Law, Environmental Law, EU & Comparative European Law, EU Regulatory Law, Human Rights Law, International Arbitration, Intellectual Property Law
















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