Roseanna Avento

Innovation Adviser – Europe

Based in Kuopio, Finland, Roseanna is the Founder of Kobe Global working on the interface of sustainable community development, nature conservation and indigenous knowledge.

Roseanna is a certified National Geographic educator and a professional environmental consultant with global experience on education, science, technology and innovation development in East and Southern Africa, Asia, and Central Asia. Roseanna is well-experienced in operating on the nexus of science, business, and community for creating new local and sustainable solutions and has over 20 years’ experience in marketing management, communication and entrepreneurship. She has extensive experience as an adviser for women entrepreneurs and forging linkages between Finland and the Global South.

Roseanna is Global Development Manager at the University of Eastern Finland and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing Entrepreneurship, a Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Engineering and a Master’s Degree in Environmental Sciences.

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