Henrik Suikkanen

Lead, Urban Transformations


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“Henrik Suikkanen (M.Sc., Economics) is Team Lead of the Urban Transformations team. His main responsibility is to lead Demos Helsinki’s consulting work in the urban sphere – for example related to regenerative constructioncarbon neutral infrastructure and vision-driven leadership of cities. Henrik also serve as the chair of the construction theme group of CLC, one of Europe’s biggest climate business networks.

Henrik’s core competencies are:
  • Leading complex public-private multi-stakeholder projects
  • Foresight, vision and strategy work
  • Climate crisis and the built environment

In addition to his interest towards the future of cities and urban life, Henrik has been involved as an expert in several consulting and research projects related to future of work, economy and climate policies. The key projects have included employment effects of climate policies funded by the Prime Minister’s Office of Finland and a multi stakeholder scenario project Work 2040.

Prior to Demos Helsinki, Henrik worked has worked at the IT sector and at the Finnish delegation to the OECD. In his free time, Henrik enjoys ice sports in the winter and hiking and jogging in the summer.