Johanna Juselius

Senior Advisor, EU Affairs, Helsinki-Uusimaa Regional Council

Johanna Juselius is a senior advisor for EU Affairs and is managing the Smart Specialisation Strategy of the Helsinki-Uusimaa region in Finland. The smart specialisation strategy (RIS3) is the innovation and research strategy of smart initiatives for the region. She is also the managing editor of website and has developed the Helsinki Smart Region brand.

Johanna is set to travel to London to deliver some valuable insight into what they are doing to make the entire Helsinki Region smart, as well as how to improve service delivery with the use of technology.

Johanna holds a MSc degree in Cultural Diversity from the University of East Finland and a BA (Hons) from the University of Westminter in London.


She has worked widely in the sectors of science and innovation in communication, strategy and policy positions in Finland and the UK.