Lauri is a partner in FIPRA Finland. Most recently, Lauri worked for eight years as Corporate Affairs Director of a multinational, successfully managing and leading Government Relations projects across the Nordic and Baltic Regions in the customer goods sector. At the beginning of his career, Lauri worked in Russia, managing a greenfield transport infrastruture investment project in St. Petersburg, after working in the Finnish Embassy in Moscow. Lauri has strong expertise in Tax Policy, Intellectual Property Rights as well as Trade and Health Policy, and has experience in managing public affairs projects nationally, as well as in relation to EU legislation and international treaties. Lauri holds a Masters degree in Political Science from the University of Helsinki and MBA from Helsinki School of Economics. Lauri speaks English, Finnish Swedish and Russian.