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Tuuli in brief and goals in English

lauantai, toukokuu 24th, 2014


A few people have approached me and asked for any election material in English. My website is unfortunately a bit dated and doesn’t allow additional sections, so here’s a brief recap on who I am and stand for.


Tuuli Kousa

  • 34 year old City Councillor and member of Helsinki City Board
  • Special Adviser to Pekka Haavisto, Minister for Ownership steering
  • On a leave of absence from Miltton, Finland’s leading communications agency, where I work as Director
  • Former work experience from Sanoma Group, Neste Oil and Gummerus Publishers
  • Graduate of the London School of Economics (LSE) and University of Helsinki, LL.B. and LL.M.
  • Full time president of the LSE Students’ Union 2002–2003
  • Lives in Töölö, Helsinki, with husband and two sons
  • Former homes in Kotka, Kouvola, London, Karlsruhe, Stuttgart and Burlington, IA.
  • Hobbies and interests: swimming, pilates, books, food, travelling, fine arts and trekking in the Alps


Goals and themes

  • Creative, competitive and fair Europe
  • Yes-we-can attitude as well as support for entrepreneurship and innovation
  • Open to international workforce, appreciative of heterogeneous expertise and know-how
  • Stop further climate change by taking environmental effects into consideration in all decision making and setting ambitious emission reduction targets
  • Turn this into a competitive advantage as creates new markets and business opportunities in energy efficiency,  renewable energy  etc.
  • Nearly half of the EU budget goes to agriculture and rural development: environmental and ethical criteria should apply. We deserve better and animals too. More organic food, less additives and preservatives.
  • Support of the Scandinavian welfare model

More in Finnish on my website: www.tuulikousa.fi

And on LinkedIn here .

Tuuli in brief and themes in English

perjantai, lokakuu 26th, 2012


Election day is just two days ahead. Quite a few people have approached me asking whether I’ve produced material in English.  Unfortunately I haven’t, apologies for that. Here’s a brief recap about who I am and my goals.


Tuuli Kousa

  • 33 year old City Councillor and member of health committee
  • Vice Chairman of the board at Helsinki Festival, member of the board at the Finnish National Opera
  • Director and team leader at Finland’s leading Communications agency Miltton, specialized in international communications and sustainability
  • Former work experience from Sanoma Group, Neste Oil and Gummerus Publishers
  • Graduate of the London School of Economics (LL.B.) and University of Helsinki (LL.M.), full time president of the LSE Students’ Union 2002–2003
  • Lives in Töölö with husband and two year old son
  • Former homes in e.g. Punavuori, Munkkiniemi, Tapanila, London, Stuttgart and Burlington, Iowa
  • Hobbies and interests: pilates, swimming, literature, culinary treats, travelling, fine arts and contemporary dance


Goals and themes

  • Creative, competitive and fair Helsinki
  • Yes-we-can attitude as well as support for entrepreneurship and innovation
  • Open to international workforce, appreciative of heterogeneous expertise and know-how
  • Support for culture on a wide spectrum from experimental arts to more established festivals and institutions
  • Cycling lanes to all main boulevards
  • Support for the Scandinavian welfare model
  • High quality day-care and schools in all neighbourhoods regardless of wealth or address
  • Promote food culture and development such as Tukkutori, organic produce and pop-up restaurants
  • Environmental effects to be considered in all decision making


Green platform for the municipal elections in Helsinki is available here . http://helsinginvihreat.fi/en/municipal-elections-2012/

Please get in touch if you have any questions, email: tuuli.kousa(at)gmail.com or mobile: +358 50 5437374, and join me on Facebook and Twitter .

Local elections take place this Sunday,  28 October, 2012. Don’t forget to vote.