Mikael Sokero

Senior Expert


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Mikael Sokero (M.Soc.Sci) is a senior expert in Governance Innovation team and Chair of the Board of Demos Helsinki specialized in development of innovative approaches to governance; capacity building trainings and strategic experimentation. Also Mikael is currently leading interaction and communication in two research projects funded by the Strategic Research Council of the Academy of Finland.

Mikael’s core competencies are:

– Agile Government

– Design and execution of challenge prize competitions and design of creative processes

– Societal impact of research and Universities

– New frameworks, strategies and concepts for Governments e.g. innovation systems

Before coming to Demos Helsinki, Mikael was working as an entrepreneur in a consultant agency he co-founded in 2012. Demos Helsinki acquired the business on the fall of 2015.