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I have business, scientific and IT background. I have strong experience in project management, data collection, and statistical analysis, delivering results in various formats, teaching and supervising students and staff. I can work in the lab, in the field or in the office. I have experience in business development, marketing and sales. I enjoy interacting with people and acting as a mediator to connect right people for successful project implementation. I am enthusiastic, and easy-going person with initiative, courage and positive energy, able to prioritise and meet deadlines. I can work as a part of an international team as well as independently.


Current Experience

  • Business Development Manager
    Since May 2016
    Analyze current and potential market, marketing and sales strategies. Generate new deals for a small IT company that focuses on data analysis, management and visualization.

Past Experience

  • Postdoctoral Researcher
    April 2015 --- April 2016
    Image analysis from Micro CT scans. Project planning and execution. Data collection, sample preparation, scanning and programming in Fortran. At the same time studying business with a deep focus on biotechnology.

  • Entrepreneur
    March 2013 --- April 2016
    video production services with focus on science advertizing, kids and family videos, travel.

  • Postdoctoral Researcher
    September 2012 --- August 2014
    I was focused on scientific research, data collection and processing. Oral presentations, data analysis and writing was everyday routine.

  • User panel member
    January 2010 --- January 2013
    Together with some seven members I was involved in translation, checking content and user interface experience of, a website for immigrants in Finland. The tasks also involved few external projects with Ministry of Employment and the Economy (FI), and private companies, all focused on immigration polices and issues.

  • Teacher Assistant
    November 2012 --- December 2012
    RESPECT field course: supervised a group of students (5 people) to help them develop and carry out an independent research project on insects in Madagascar, including sample collection and final presentation of the projects.

  • Student Mentor
    October 2012 --- November 2012
    Conservation Biology in Fragmented Landscapes course: mentoring students to help them prepare a final presentation on current issues of conservation biology.

  • PhD student
    January 2008 --- May 2012
    Worked on a PhD thesis. Main tasks included data collection and analysis, preparation of scientific manuscripts and studies.

  • Student Mentor
    January 2011 --- August 2011
    Student mentor for a bachelor student. Involved in research project preparation, experimental design, data analysis and writing a final report.

  • Teacher Assistant
    January 2009 --- January 2010
    Introduction to Evolutionary Biology course: prepared and taught 4 seminars for ca 15 students.

  • Project researcher
    April 2007 --- December 2007
    Short project on evolutionary biology of Formica ants, including behavioural experiments, data collection and presentation of the results.

  • Sales manager, computers and office equipment
    September 2006 --- February 2007
    I was responsible for B2B and B2C sales, including direct sales, telephone sales, product advising and consulting.


Self Assessment :
ProactivityCuriosityAdaptabilityCollaborationCommunicativeCreative thinkingSociability


LinkedIn Assessment :
scienceEvolutionary BiologyBiologyScientific WritingEcologyGeneticsmolecular biologyGrant WritingDNA extractionData AnalysisMultilingualAdobe Creative SuitePublic SpeakingPopulation GeneticsField WorkScience CommunicationSalesFinal Cut ProPublicationsMolecular geneticsDNAPCREfficiencyMulticulturalMultitasking SkillsCommunicationMicroscopyProject ManagementMicrosoft OfficeDatabasesMySQLIT SolutionsIT ManagementUnixLinuxProgrammingRaspberry Pi

Skills and Expertise

Self Assessment :
Analyze dataNegotiationsalecoordinating research projectscollaborate in research projects at universities


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology from Metropolia Ammattikorkeakoulu in 2018
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology from University of Helsinki in 2012
  • in Wild-life filmmaking from Wildlife Film Academy, South Africa in 2011
  • Master of Science (M.S.) in Biology, General from Novosibirsk State University (NSU) in 2006
  • in from School #7, Oskemen, Kazakhstan in 2001


BrightOwl Assessment:
Self Assessment:
Full Proficiency
Elementary Proficiency
Elementary Proficiency

Work Preferences

  • Positions I am interested in:
    Business Consultant Business Development Manager Marketing Manager
  • Locations I am interested in:
  • Work From Home:
  • Work Regime:
    Permanent position :    100% FTE
  • International:

Area / Region

Helsinki, Finland


Driving License
  • Yes