Ålands fredsinstitut
The Åland Islands Peace Institute

Hamngatan 4/PB85
AX-22101 Mariehamn, Åland, Finland
Tel. +358 18 15570, Fax +358 18 21026
peace@peace.ax
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Current staffing

Sia_nu   Sia Spiliopoulou Åkermark, Director
Phone +358 18 21960
sia[at]peace.ax

Sia Spiliopoulou Åkermark is the director of the Åland Islands Peace Institute and responsible for the research activities. She received her doctoral degree in international law at the Faculty of Law, University of Uppsala (Sweden) in 1997 and became associate professor at the same university in 2001. She was acting professor at Åbo Akademi University in the autumn of 1997. Spiliopoulou Åkermark has published two books, four edited volumes, and more than 50 articles and reports in the fields of international law, human rights, indigenous peoples and minority rights. She speaks Swedish, Greek, English and French.

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Sussi   Susann Simolin, Information Officer
Phone +358 18 15570
susann[at]peace.ax    

Susann Simolin is responsible for activities related to information and publications. In addition she works with planning of the institute´s activities and functions as the secretary of the board of directors.  She also presents the activities of the Ålands Islands Peace Institute and the Åland Islands as an example of peaceful conflict resolution to visitors.
Susann has previously worked as a journalist at the Swedish morning paper Göteborgs-Posten. She has a bachelors degree in journalism and a masters degree in Political science.
Susann speaks Swedish, English, French and some Finnish.
   

 

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Henrietta Hellström,Head of Finance 
henrietta[at]peace.ax 
Phone. +358 18 23238


Henrietta Hellström is head of the economy and financing of the institute, working in close co-operation with the Director and the Project Managers. Henrietta is also co-ordinating requests for internships.
Henreitta holds a Bachelors-degree in business from the Åland University of Applied Science. She has previous experience of working with financial management, both as an accountant, economy assistant and as head of economy. Henrietta speaks Swedish, English and some Finnish.

     

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Justina Donielaite, Project Manager
Phone +358 18 23977
justina[at]peace.ax

Justina Donielaite has been working as a project manager at the Åland Islands Peace Institute since 2005 with responsibility for the neighboring area cooperation with NGOs in Lithuania, Latvia, Belarus and Russia. Justina functions as a gender equality coordinator and a project developer in the field of gender equality promotion and violence prevention initiatives that are run by the Peace Institute both locally and internationally. She is also active as a voluntary mediator at the Åland Islands Mediation Office. Justina has a Master's degree in Scandinavian philology from Vilnius University and a professional degree in International Business Administration from the International Business School at Vilnius University. Language skills: Lithuanian (native), English, Swedish and Russian.
     
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Petra Granholm, Research Coordinator
Tel. +358 18 15574
petra[at]peace.ax

Petra Granholm is working with the institute's report series and with the Åland Example, including the e-course  "Territorial Autonomy as a Tool for Diversity Management. Lessons from the Åland Example".​  Petra holds a master in political science from Åbo Akademi University, Finland and a master in resource management from the University of Akureyri, Iceland. She has previously worked for the Åland Islands Peace Institute as a researcher, focusing on the rights of indigenous people and national minorities. Her most recent employer was the Government of Åland, where she worked with issues concerning the environmental and fisheries in the Baltic Sea.

     
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Cecilia Brenner, Project Manager
Tel. +358 18 21910
cecilia [at]peace.ax


Cecilia Brenner is the Project Manager for the project Fair Sex that includes workshops for students and work with gender equality plans in Upper Secondary Schools. Cecilia holds a Master in political science and sociology and has experience in working with equality at Uppsala University and Uppsala Student union. Cecilia is also the chair person for the Swedish organization Students for Sexual Health (Studenter för Sexuell Hälsa, SfSH).
Cecilia speaks Swedish, English and Spanish.

     
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Malin Söderberg, Method Developer
malin[at]peace.ax

Malin Söderberg is working with the Girl and Boy Group  Method and activities on Åland, in co-operation with the NGO Folkhälsan. Malin holds a bachelors degree in social work from the University of Örebro, and has also taken courses in psychology  at Uppsala University and Child and Youth Studies at Stockholm University. Malin has experience from working as a social worker, with child protection.
Malin speaks Swedish and English.

     
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Ida Persson, Head of the Åland Mediatons Office
Phone +358 (0)18 21960
Mobile + 358 (0)457 343 3513
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Ida Persson is the Head of the Åland Mediations Office. In this position she is responsible for the Mediation services, a statutory complimentary service that is offered to parties in criminal cases and certain civil disputes. Read more (in Swedish) on www.medlingsbyran.ax . Ida has a Bachelors degree in Public Health from Högskolan in Gävle and has mostly worked in health- and social care. Ida speaks Swedish and English.

     

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John Knight, Library and Archive
Phone +358 18 15570
john[at]peace.ax

   

 

 

Ulla

 

  Ulla Lindblad, Assistant
(in cooperation with Ålands omsorgsförbund)
   

 

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