Kaisa works in the London office, conducting research and analysis for one of NRGI’s flagship projects, the 2017 Resource Governance Index, a unique open data project which measures governance of the extractive sector in 81 resource-rich countries across the globe. Her other research focuses on political economy in extractives policymaking, especially subnational revenue sharing. She also works on NRGI’s parliamentary capacity building programs.
Prior to joining NRGI, Kaisa worked as a management consultant at Ernst & Young in Finland and South Africa for three years, with a focus on strategy and supply chain management in the energy and natural resources sectors. Prior to that, Kaisa worked for the Finnish government in Kenya on trade, investment and economic development policy.
Kaisa holds master’s degrees in global politics from the London School of Economics and Political Science and in management from the Helsinki School of Economics, and an undergraduate degree in international relations from the University of Helsinki.