NeuroLeadership Institute Finland – global and local


Global presence

NeuroLeadership Institute Finland is proudly a part of NeuroLeadership Institute, a global organization dedicated to making organizations more human through science.

More than 65% of the Fortune 100 trust us to transform their organizations.

Who are we globally
  • A team of 200 scientists, facilitators and commercial & operational specialists
  • Established across 24 countries incl. USA, APAC & EMEA
  • Operating since 1998, in Finland since 2008
What we do
  • Solve organizational people challenges
  • Produce 8-10 peer-reviewed neuroscience papers yearly
  • Apply the science to the public & private settings
  • Our practice areas are
    • Talent & Performance – Revolutionize the systems that enable feedback, lift the conversations that drive performance
    • Leadership – Map the principles that guide leadership, shift the habits that create culture
    • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion – Foster systems that drive inclusion, mitigate biases behind poor decisions
  • We also offer professional coach training
How we help
  • Thinking partnerships to leverage the science
  • Human capital consulting to shape & execute the people strategy
  • Solutions to build human habits at scale

Local impact

In addition to offering the full NeuroLeadership Institute’s global portfolio of services, NeuroLeadership Institute Finland has deep expertise in developing leadership and collaboration skills required in low hierarchy, agile, self-organizing contexts. Several of the most progressive, award-winning Finnish companies, mostly in software development business, are our long-time clients.

We are passionate about building inclusive cultures and helping organizations transform D,E&I awareness into D,E&I behaviors. We excel in supporting our clients to work, lead and collaborate under pressure, in demanding knowledge work.

We see these collaboration and leadership skills relevant not only for managers enabling the performance of their teams, but for all employees who are interested in enhancing their own performance and giving support to and receiving support from peers. These collaboration skills are applicable in all human interactions, both internally and with customers, as well as outside work.

Our Finnish team collaborates closely with NLI EMEA, building the client teams with a broad set of capabilities and experience to best help our clients learn, transform and reach their objectives. Always backed up with science.

Meet the team

Eeva-Maria Poutanen

Partner & Co-founder
Consultant, coach and facilitator. Exploring social systems and re-inventing leadership, collaboration and organizations. Passionate about diversity, equity & inclusion.
+358 40 709 2131

Arto Miekkavaara

Partner & Co-founder
Passionate about the human side of business. Leadership trainer, consultant and coach.
+358 40 544 1199


NeuroLeadership Institute Finland
Iirislahdentie 23
02230 Espoo