Head of Communications, Koneen Säätiö
Heljä Franssila is the head of communications and public relations at one of Finland’s largest foundations, Koneen Säätiö. She strives to follow contemporary art, culture and cultural policy from a broad perspective and effective means of making art visible in society.
Franssila is a degree in service designing and has a master’s degree in political science and she has previously worked, for example, at the contemporary art expert organization Frame Contemporary Art Finland and at Kulttuuritehdas Korjaamo.
In the corruption debate, Franssila aims to bring foundations’ perspectives to the transparent and equal treatment of art and culture funding.
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