Ms Mari Linnapuomi is the head of unit for organisational development at the Council of the European Union in Brussels. Political scientist by background, she has a diverse working experience in the public sector at the national level, in the EU and at the UN.
On the policy side, she has worked on building up EU civilian crisis management capacities and on strengthening coordination between economic and social policies. Her current unit leads on internal communication, takes forward staff engagement initiatives and helps the whole organisation manage change. One of its flagships is a pilot on new ways of working.