Mia has worked in higher ed and at Arcada UAS for 20 years. She started with mentoring programmes, then moved into developing career services. From 2009 she has been developing and managing alumni relations and external relations. Currently, she is also closely involved in fundraising as a member of Arcada’s steering group. She is all about engaging alumni and cultivating relations among alumni, personnel and students at the university. She has vast experience in managing engagement, be it in real life or online.
Mia holds a BBA from Arcada UAS within marketing and communications and is one of the first graduates from the programme at Arcada, her alma mater.
Jacob has worked in the university world for more than 15 years at different universities in Denmark and has great experience and expertise in the fields of communication, alumni relations, stakeholder management and CRM solutions to support external relations. Jacob’s current main areas of responsibility are:
- DTU Alumni (building and maintaining valuable lifelong relationships, engaging alumni)
- Communication (newsletters, email campaigns, web, social media etc.)
- CRM (ensuring high quality data and system support to manage important stakeholder relations)
Mette Melvej Stærk
Mette has worked with experience economy throughout her entire professional life from professional sports and travel to corporate events and volunteering.
Since she started working at DTU in 2017, she has been responsible for the “academic highlights” and other events hosted by the Executive Board during the year, among others:
- DTU Commemoration
- Graduation Ceremonies for BSc, MSc and PhD graduates
- Professor Dinners
Adriana Moreno Gavaldon
Adriana has work within higher education for several years. Her experiences span from faculty administration, executive education and corporate programmes to her current responsibilities within external and international alumni relations at BIs Outreach department. Adriana holds a Law degree from Universidad Iberoamericana at Mexico City and a Master degree in International Law from the Washington College of Law, American University at Washington DC.
Peter is a Partnership Manager at Chalmers managing five different partnerships and coordinating activities in the Area of Advance ICT. He has a background in fundraising and professional education at Chalmers as well as experience from management consulting and business development in industry.
Outi Toijala has 20 years of experience in international business development and strategic partnerships. She has created local and global B2B partnerships with world’s largest enterprises, SMEs as well as the most innovative technology startups. She has versatile experience of collaborating with different industries ranging from telecoms to health and manufacturing. Previously she has worked with Nokia, EIT Digital and PricewaterhouseCoopers. She joined Aalto University as the Head of Corporate Relations in fall 2020. At Aalto she enjoys developing systematic approach to partnerships and partnering with industry to solve major global challenges.
Per Erik Johannessen is Special Adviser Innovation and Outreach at BI Norwegian Business School. In his role, Johannessen is working in the intersection between companies, organizations, students and faculty members to identify and develop partnerships. Johannessen has extensive experience from BI as Director of Public Affairs, Head of Continuing and further education, Director of Corporate Programs – nationally and internationally and as Director of Open Enrolment Programs. He is a member of CASE Northern Europe Cabinet.