Core Group

The AFI Core Group is planning and working on implementation. 


Heininen, Lassi, Chair of AFI

Professor Dr., University of Lapland, Finland 


Lappalainen, Hanna

Research Coordinator PhD, Department of Physics
University of Helsinki


Makhmutov, Timur

Dr. Deputy Director of Programs, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC)


Pelyasov, Alexander

Prof., Council for Research for Productive Forces, Russian Academy Of Sciences


Rachold, Volker

Head, German Arctic Office, Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Center for Polar and Marine Research, Germany

Reissell, Anni

Dr., Guest Research Scholar, AFI


Rovenskaya, Elena

Dr., Program Director, Advanced Systems Analysis, IIASA


Shestakov, Alexander

Dr., Head of Division, Science and Policy department, UN Convention on Biological Diversity


Vauraste, Tero

President and CEO of Arctia





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