Vera is a consultant in the New Horizons team. Her interests include but are not limited to:
- Social innovation
- Evidence-informed policy
- The future of data
- Communication and storytelling
- Polarisation of media audiences
Vera’s life and work is guided by the idea that empathy should be an all-pervading force. For her this means that empathy is to be present in all phases of creating change: observation, planning, decision making, implementation and evaluation. She considers it to be the lifeblood of fair, sustainable and forward-looking transitions.
Vera is currently a graduate student at University of Helsinki, studying Governance, Organisations and Communication. Her thesis touches on a antirival information goods. Previously, she has worked with public sector evaluations and communications.