BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Markus
Wartiovaara

Chairman of the Board

Founding Member

Ph.D., Director of Hanken Business Lab, family entrepreneur, board professional,

Kalle
Öhman

Managing Director

Founding Member

MSc (economics), CEFA, business angel

Kristiina Vares-
Wartiovaara

Member of the Board

Founding Member

MSC (economics), sustainability entrepreneur, 20+ years experience working in finance industry.

Mika
Peltola

Founding Member

MSc (economics),  serial entrepreneur in the field of technology, management consultant and managing director. 

ADVISORY BOARD

Distinguished
Scholar
Paul Demeny

Population Council, New York (ret.)

Ph.D. (Economics) Princeton Univ., former professor, Univ. of Michigan and Univ. of Hawaii (economics); student of demography and population policies, especially in countries with below-replacement fertility; founding editor Population and Development Review;  external member, Hungarian Academy of Sciences.

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Professor
Reiko Aoki

University of Auckland,

Japan Fair Trade Commission

Professor (Economics) Reiko Aoki has worked in numerous universities in Japan and abroad and has made considerable contribution to the research on children's voting rights and Demeny voting in particular.

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Professor
Miles Corak

University of Ottawa

Professor (Economics) Miles Corak has focused in his research on the issues of economics relevant for public policies - and in particular the questions relating to child rights, poverty, immigration, inclusiveness in society, intergenerational issues and social policy.

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Professor
John Wall

Rutgers University

Professor John Wall works in the areas of ethical theory and childhood studies, including children’s political rights and voting, childism, and the challenges of childhood theory and activism. His interest areas also include postmodernism and globalization.

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HONORARY MEMBERS

Anna Ehrnrooth

Anna Ehrnrooth acted as Vice Chairman of "Lapsen Ääni", our predecessor organization in Finland in 1990'ies. Anna has broad experience of working for various children-, family- and education-related organizations in Finland. Currently Anna is the Board Member of retirement home Brummerska Hemmet and the professional education institute Prakticum.

Rea Nukari-Pajunen

Rea Nukari-Pajunen was a founding member of "Lapsen Ääni", our predecessor organization in Finland in 1990'ies.

 

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Children's Voice Association (Lasten Ääni Ry in Finnish) is registered in Helsinki, Finland - we are members of the Hanken Business Lab - and we aim to make impact globally. 

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