Arja Flinkman

Currently I work as the CEO and Chief Principal in a Finnish Vocational Education and Training provider, South Savo Education Ltd., and I am active in regional Chamber as a member of the board as well as . Our college includes both IVET and HVET and it is committed to steer the green transfer through upskilling and re-skilling of both current students and people already in the working life. Earlier I have worked also as CFO and CIO of Mikkeli city consortium.

I have worked as the Vice President (Policy) of EfVET since 2020 and as board member of Finnish Association for the Development of Vocational Education and Training Make for three years between 2017 – 2019.

I have long experience in the education area. Currently I am a member in EMPL VET Provider’s Expert group and EQF Expert Group as a representative of VET4EU2 network of VET Associations. I am also a member of the Working Group of GreenTransfer under the European Commission.