Johannes Mikkonen, Researcher

Johannes Mikkonen is a social scientist and freelance journalist, whose background is in political science, focused on sustainable development and political agency.

In Demos, Johannes coordinates the research projects, and develops the project management tools and systematizes the working methods and co-creation. He likes to produce events, where people get experience of working together for common goal.

As a freelance journalist, Johannes writes about wide variety of different topics related to development and politics. His texts have been published for example in Maailman Kuvalehti.

Besides Demos, Johannes has worked in the European Parliament Information Office in Helsinki and in the Embassy of Finland in Kathmandu. He is the board member of Maya Nepal association, which promotes the child rights in Nepal.