Our team is built from experienced and motivated Education Specialists who are committed and forward thinking. We are dedicated to deliver the best available solutions based on Finnish pedagogy. The back office team is here to support and to enable our projects to be carried out with excellence!
Senior ECEC Specialist
Laura Ketonen is an experienced teacher and trainer with a special interest in global education and development cooperation. She has worked in many countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. Laura has a Master of Arts degree in Education with an emphasis in Early Childhood Education and studies of intercultural education and cultural anthropology.
Senior Primary Education Specialist
Annika Nieminen is an experienced classroom teacher with interest in cross-curriculum learning, language awareness in education, media literacy skills, curriculum development and global education. Annika has a Master of Arts degree in General History including pedagogical and multidisciplinary school subject studies. She has worked in France, Sub-Saharan Africa and South-East Asia.
Senior Special Needs Education Specialist
Elli Heino is an Experienced Special Needs Education and ECEC specialist. She has been working in teacher training in Europe, Africa, Asia and Middle east and managed projects where Finnish education excellence is exported to other countries. Global education and supporting the teachers in vulnerable situations are her passion. Elli has a Master of Arts degree in Special Needs Education and Early Childhood Education.
Senior Online Education Specialist
Roosa holds a Master of Art in Education and she is a qualified classroom teacher and Finnish language teacher. Her passion for the philosophy and methodology of learning has taken her on a journey through different education systems and curriculums in Europe, Middle East and South-East Asia. Specialising in bilingual education, educational technology and online learning, Roosa has been working in primary and secondary education, adult education and teacher training. She is continuously exploring new ideas and technical solutions that improve the quality of teaching and learning.
Senior Primary Education Specialist
Diego Martínez Madrid is an experienced education specialist with a special focus on primary education and teacher training. He has worked in the field of education for the last 10 years as a primary school teacher in Spain, Finland and The Philippines, and as a teacher trainer in Haiti and Uganda. Diego has a Master of Arts degree in Education and Globalisation from the University of Oulu, Finland, which provides special qualifications for leading social and educational change in the globalised world.
Hanna's mission is to design optimal service experiences that take a customer centric and holistic view on the issues Huippu Education is trying to solve. Customer centric approach is maintained by gaining a solid understanding on the customer personas and the challenges they have. Smooth processes and continuous product development ensures that Huippu Education can deliver the best possible solutions for its customers. Hanna is also a marketing professional, concentrated in digital channels and content marketing at Prami Growth Agency.
Senior Education Consultant, CEO
With master of arts degree in home economics, special needs education and adult education, Laura has a strong academic knowledge in education. Having toured the globe running several international projects within education she also has the practical side covered. Driven and motivated by the ideology of changing the world child by child by quality education, her mission is clear - Huippu Education aims to bring in all the projects effective education, child-centred approach and customised services for enabling teachers to deliver their precious and highly important work.