Dr. Pirjo Stahle
Dr. Pirjo Stahle (Finland) has been a member of the WV Finland Board since 2009 and was elected to the WVI Board in 2013. She is a visiting professor at Aalto University School of Engineering. Previously she served as professor at the University of Turku, Finland Futures Research Centre from 2004 to 2013. Her main areas of expertise are societal innovation, complex organisations, measurement of intellectual capital, and knowledge intensive economies. She has published several books on leadership and strategic partnerships in addition to various academies. She has also worked as Chief Knowledge Officer in the biggest telecom company in Finland and assisted with regional innovation initiatives for the Committee of the Future of the Finnish Parliament. Pirjo has served on boards of various organisations and is called to empower the poor and advocate for the education of girls. She is married to Hannu Harjula, and they have three children and five grandchildren.