Reetta Ilo has started as FiBAN’s international affairs manager
January 26, 2018
Reetta Ilo has started as FiBAN's International Affairs Manager on the 1st of January 2018. Reetta is in charge of FiBAN's new investing project Nordic Angel Program (NAP) that is cooperated with EstBAN, DanBAN and BAN Norway, and coordinated by NordicBAN.
Reetta has been working with international circles for years, first in University of Turku, where she has finished two Master’s Degrees: one in World and European History and other in the faculty for East Asian studies. Her Master of Science degree was conducted in English and Japanese, which she is fluent in. She came to FiBAN from Finnish Export Sales House, where she worked as Sales Manager. Her other prior work experience consists of marketing of Asian trade shows at a German-based corporation and doing an internship at Finnish Foreign Ministry’s UN Development Issues unit, as well as working with a startup in her hometown of Turku. “FiBAN is by far the most interesting organization there is in the startup ecosystem – with international collaboration and networking projects we can gain even more solid footing in the ecosystem globally”, Reetta remarks.
In her spare time, you can find Reetta in karate-dojo, where she has trained both adults and children. In addition, she likes to indulge herself with reading and drawing, as well as playing with her dog, FiBAN’s official Chief Happiness Officer, Meiko.
You can contact Reetta Ilo at reetta.ilo(at)fiban.org or +358 44 987 6641.