Miltton Europe offers a comprehensive chain of services, including monitoring decision-making and lobbying our customers’ interests at all levels of the decision-making process, from EU policies to national implementation. Our advisors are professionals in both EU and national policy, as well as in business culture, and assist companies in taking advantage of the potential offered by effective EU public affairs.
Miltton Group has been present in Brussels since 2014, but in October 2015 Miltton Europe was officially launched by Ambassador Jan Store. Miltton Europe is co-owned by Miltton Group and the Danish agency Holm Kommunikation.
Miltton Group is strategic consultancy group with a mission to be the most trusted advisor for Nordic companies and for international organisations in the New Nordic region. Privately owned Miltton Group employs close to 400 experts in Brussels, Copenhagen, Estonia, Finland, Sweden and Washington D.C. During the last few years, Miltton’s turnover has organically grown at a 20–30% yearly pace. The group’s turnover in 2017 was over EUR 23 million, an increase of EUR 3.7 million compared to 2016.
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Kaisa Soro-Pesonen is the Managing Director of Miltton Europe and in charge of leading and coordinating analysis and advisory services on EU affairs, as well as support in lobbying efforts.
Soro-Pesonen has over 10 years of experience in EU public affairs and issues management as well as delivering policy advice related to legislative processes within the EU institutions and national authorities in the Member States. In addition, she has vast experience in managing partnerships with think tanks and other stakeholders as well as driving business development.
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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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Anni Loukaskorpi works at Miltton Europe as Junior Policy Officer. Her responsibilities include client relations and monitoring and reporting on EU decision making.
Loukaskorpi has a diverse international background. She has gained experience from working in EU project management at an NGO and in international relations at the UN sector in Geneva at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland. Most recently, she worked for a business incubator in Argentina and has previously also volunteered in Guatemala.
Loukaskorpi holds a Master of Science in Business and Economics and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Jyväskylä. In addition, she studied at the University of Nancy in France, University of Zambia and the National Law School of India University.
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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 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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Valter Selén works at Miltton as a Trainee during the first half of 2019 whilst finishing a Double-Degree Master in European Governance at Utrecht University in the Netherlands, and University of Konstanz, Germany. He is tasked with research and assisting with client relations.
Selén has previously interned at the Swedish Delegation at UNESCO and the OECD in Paris, as well as at the European Parliament offices of the Swedish Liberal Party in Brussels. He has been actively involved in Swedish party politics and has previously worked with Miltton Labs as a freelance researcher. His areas of interest include European governance and integration, Nordic cooperation, and geopolitics, where he is specialized in rule of law, differentiated integration, regional cooperation and regulatory enforcement.
Selén holds a Bachelor’s degree in Politics and Economics from Lund University, and is currently writing his Master’s thesis on the role of different lobbying styles in achieving operational success during his traineeship at Miltton. He is concurrently in the last phases of co-writing a chapter in a book by Professor Dr. Wolfgang Seibel on the impact of governmental organizational structures on crisis management capabilities, as a part of a research assistant position at University of Konstanz.
Selén is fluent in English and Swedish, and speaks conversational French alongside basic German.