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Our Services

Established in 2015, Miltton Europe is the European advisory arm of Miltton Group, one of the leading consultancies in the Nordic region. Our mission is to help companies, institutions and organisations to understand and navigate the European policy environment, while promoting their ideas and policy solutions across the continent.

Combining cutting-edge communication tools with creative campaigns and training programmes, we provide insight and strategic advice, organise events and seminars and assist with internal and external communication related to European issues.

Miltton Europe’s extended EU team in Brussels and Member States puts its expertise in national and European policymaking to good use, providing companies and institutions insights and creative solutions in the dynamic environment of the EU’s capital.

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THE TEAM

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Lotta Nymann-Lindegren
Senior Consultant

lotta.nymann-lindegren@miltton.com
+45 31 790 048
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Lotta Nymann-Lindegren is a senior advisor specialised in EU policy-making and government affairs, including Brexit.

Based in Copenhagen, Denmark, Nymann-Lindegren also works in cooperation with Miltton Europe's Danish partner, Holm Kommunikation, bringing the expertise of the Miltton Europe to Danish companies and organisations. She also contributes to strengthening the Nordic public affairs cooperation within Miltton.

Nymann-Lindegren has been active in EU-affairs for nearly two decades, working for the Finnish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Prime Minister’s office. She has covered the EU from many different angles, serving at various departments in Helsinki and at Finnish embassies in Berlin and Copenhagen. Her latest assignment was at the Permanent Representation of Finland to the EU, where she was responsible for general EU policy, relations with EU institutions and staffing, as well as Brexit.

Nymann-Lindegren holds a MA in international relations from the University of Helsinki, and has also studied at the Helsinki Swedish School of Economics. In addition to her training at the Finnish Foreign Service, she has also attended the diplomatic training course of the German Federal Foreign office.

She speaks fluent Finnish, Swedish, German, English, Danish and French.

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Villu Varjas
Consultant

villu.varjas@miltton.com
+32 472 12 37 62
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Villu Varjas is an advisor at Miltton Europe. Villu is an expert in EU policy-making and the functioning of the institutions of the European Union.

From 2014 to 2018, Villu worked as presidency advisor at the Estonian Government Office managing projects to prepare for the Estonian Presidency and subsequently as an advisor for interinstitutional affairs at the Permanent Representation of Estonia to the EU supporting as an expert the chair of the Working Party on General Affairs.

During his work in European institutions Villu has covered a broad range of policy issues, from highly political unanimity files in general affairs to technical ones in areas such as telecoms, transport, industry or environment.

Villu’s public sector experience is complemented by stints in private sector and even at a multinational military college. This has provided him with a good awareness of different work cultures and ability to adapt his work to the organisation’s needs while making use of the best practices in other sectors.

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Henrique Laitenberger
Consultant

henrique.laitenberger@miltton.com
+32 472 24 43 51
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Henrique Laitenberger works at Miltton Europe as a Trainee. He assists the team with client relations and research.

Previous work experience on his part include internships with a party group at the Hamburg state parliament and a UK Member of Parliament. Additionally, Laitenberger has been active in various political organisations and campaigns on both a national and European level. His special fields of interests are foreign and security policy, political theory, and European integration. He also brings a strong general expertise in EU, German, and British politics, including Brexit.

Laitenberger holds a Master’s degree in Modern British and European History from the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom, where he is pursuing his PhD. He additionally holds a BA from King’s College London and has been a visiting researcher at the University of Göttingen in Germany. Laitenberger is fluent in German, English, French, and Portuguese, in addition to possessing a working knowledge of Swedish.

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Karin Riis-Jørgensen
Senior Advisor

karin.riis-jorgensen@miltton.com
+45 40 309 816
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Karin Riis-Jørgensen has been involved in politics since her youth, acting as a student politician whilst studying at Copenhagen University. Following a law degree in 1978 and a number of years in the private sector, as well as in the European Commission, Riis-Jørgensen became an MEP in 1994 for the Danish Liberal Party (Venstre). She was re-elected in 1999 and – heading the list for the Danish Liberal Party – in 2004.

In Parliament Riis-Jørgensen focused on the Committee on Internal Market and Consumer Protection as well as the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee. For many years she was the spokesperson of the ALDE group for competition issues. Karin was deputy chair of the ALDE group and chaired the Danish liberal group from 2002. Throughout her years in the EP Karin also served as a member of the Danish Liberal Party’s national parliamentary executive.

Riis-Jørgensen is the founder and chair of a private organisation, 7Lives, which seeks to put public focus on the need for more voluntary organ donations, with Riis-Jørgensen herself having donated a kidney to a family member. 7Lives has become a key player in the public debate on this issue. Riis-Jørgensen also chairs the Board of the European Privacy Association, and serves on the board of the European Centre for Minority Issues.

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Peppi Heinikainen
Junior Consultant

peppi.heinikainen@miltton.com
+32 491 88 47 87
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Peppi works with our transport, infrastructure and security policy clients, with a supportive and coordinating role in the client teams.

Prior to joining Miltton Europe, Peppi has worked with European Environment, Transport, and Foreign and Security policy at an office of a Member of the European Parliament. She also has a background as an EU columnist and as an assistant adviser at the Finnish Immigration Service.

Peppi holds a master’s degree in International Peace and Security from King’s College London where she specialized on international law and security, conflict management, and on foreign and security policy. She also has a bachelor’s degree in European Studies from Maastricht University.

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Jare Järvinen
Junior Consultant

jare.jarvinen@miltton.com
+32 492 40 54 72
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Jare joined Miltton Europe as a junior consultant in March 2019, tasked with a supportive and coordinating role in the client teams. Jare specialises in EU policies on trade, industry and competition, as well as circular economy.

Prior to joining Miltton, Jare did a traineeship in the Cabinet of European Commission Vice-President Jyrki Katainen, responsible for Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness.

A Finnish national, Jare’s academic background consists of an MA degree in European Interdisciplinary Studies from the College of Europe, as well as an MA degree in Politics and International Relations from the University of Aberdeen.

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Marit Hololei
Head of Finance

marit.hololei@miltton.com
+32 473 27 15 38
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Marit has been the Head of Finance of Miltton Europe since September 2018. She has strong experience in financial affairs, having worked for the Estonian Ministry of Finance and one of leading banks in the Nordic region. She holds an MA in Economics from the Tallinn Technical University.

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CONTACT

Miltton Europe
The Library
Square Ambiorix 10, 1000 Brussels
+32 2 88 00 619
www.miltton.be