Kaisa Vehkalahti is BSAG’s administrative manager, and is responsible for the overall coordination, project management and development of the foundation’s project work in cooperation with project managers.
Kaisa’s job description also includes HR and financial management and development in cooperation with the CEO.
Kaisa has profound experience in both the intricacies of project work and in planning and developing financial management. Before joining BSAG, Kaisa worked in research, where she coordinated projects and cooperation networks and handled project and financial management. Kaisa is able to draw on this experience in the diverse tasks she does for the foundation, in everything from individual tasks to managing the big picture.
“It’s important for me to do meaningful work on environmental issues. Well-functioning administration is a mainstay of this work, as it enables the foundation to engage in effective action to help the Baltic Sea. It’s great to be part of this inspiring community that draws strength from cooperation. Together and through cooperation, we can do an astonishing amount of good. Sometimes with small steps and sometimes with larger steps, but always towards a cleaner Baltic Sea!”
When she’s not at work, Kaisa likes to spend time with her family. She also enjoys the peace of nature and spending time by the sea.
2021– Baltic Sea Action Group, Administration Manager
2009–2021 Green Net Finland, Administration Manager
2007–2009 Åbo Akademi University, Project Manager
2006–2007 Turku School of Economics, Project Manager
Qualifications Master of Science, University of Helsinki (major: environmental economics, minors: economics and management), 2006