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.
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.
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.
March 2013 --- April 2016
video production services with focus on science advertizing, kids and family videos, travel.
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 www.infopankki.fi, 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.
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.
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.
January 2008 --- May 2012
Worked on a PhD thesis. Main tasks included data collection and analysis, preparation of scientific manuscripts and studies.
January 2011 --- August 2011
Student mentor for a bachelor student. Involved in research project preparation, experimental design, data analysis and writing a final report.
January 2009 --- January 2010
Introduction to Evolutionary Biology course: prepared and taught 4 seminars for ca 15 students.
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.
Skills and Expertise
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