Miltton Brussels 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 Brussels was officially launched by Ambassador Jan Store. Miltton Brussels is co-owned by Miltton Group and the Danish agency Holm Kommunikation.
Miltton Group is the fastest growing communications group in the Nordics, composed of its subsidiaries Miltton, Miltton Brussels, Miltton Creative, Miltton Labs, Miltton Markets, Mltton Networks, Miltton Nordics, Miltton Purpose and Miltton Sparks. The group employs over 200 people and had an annual turnover of 19.5 million euros in 2016, a 35% increase from the previous year. Miltton Group is privately owned.
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Kaisa Soro-Pesonen is the Managing Director of Miltton Brussels 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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Jan Store is a Senior Partner and former Managing Director of Miltton Brussels.
Ambassador Store has gained comprehensive experience and knowledge of the European Union across more than over 25 years. He acted as Finland’s permanent representative to the EU from 2008 to 2013, and was deputy permanent representative from 1995 to 2000. Between these posts, he served as Director General for European Affairs in the Ministry for Foreign Affairs in Helsinki and Finland’s ambassador to Poland from 2004 to 2008. Before that, Store was a member of the team negotiating Finland’s membership of the EU. He has also served in Paris (OECD) and Geneva.
Store has an exceptionally comprehensive understanding of the European Union and of the long-standing Nordic cooperation on EU matters. He has gained prominent views on many different aspects, principles and sectors related to European integration across several high-level positions.positions.
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Mari Saarteinen is in charge of strategic communications planning and advocacy in EU affairs.
Saarteinen has over 15 years’ experience as communications manager, and consultant in Finland, and in Brussels. For the last years, she has assisted Finnish MEPs in communications in the European Parliament. She has followed a wide scope of EU-legislation, and been in charge of communications and stakeholder relations. As consultant, she has supported clients in strategic communications and advocacy in the fields of energy, finance, telecoms, and health and in several industries.
Saarteinen has also worked as freelance journalist in Brussels and Central America. In addition to Finnish, she works in English, French, Spanish and Swedish. She has studied EU affairs in the universities of Turku and Granada, and holds a diploma in strategic communications.
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Marjo Blomberg is an international communications expert, with extensive professional experience in public affairs and press relations. Marjo has gained broad international and EU-level experience while working at the European Parliament, the European Economic and Social Committee, the Finnish Embassy in Buenos Aires, the Finnish Ministry for Foreign Affairs and the Finnish Prime Minister’s Office during the Finnish presidency of the Council of the EU in 2006.
Prior to her employment at Miltton Brussels, Marjo worked six years at the interest group for Finnish Textile and Fashion Businesses. Her responsibilities included lobbying the companies’ trade and education policies, working with their corporate social responsibility initiatives and a variety of research and development projects.
Marjo has a profound understanding of different businesses’ needs and requirements related to business development and internationalisation. Furthermore, she has versatile project management experience. She has a Master’s Degree in Political Science from the University of Helsinki and an MBA from Aalto University.
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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 Brussels’ Danish partner, Holm Kommunikation, bringing the expertise of the Miltton Brussels 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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Kati Temonen is Miltton Brussels’ advisor, responsible for managing customer relations and following EU decision-making.
With over a decade of international experience, Kati has built essential skills for working in diverse settings. Before joining Miltton, she worked at the European Commission, Directorate General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs as well as the Finnish Embassy in Bratislava.
Kati holds a Master’s from the University of Helsinki and an MA from the University of St Andrews, Scotland. Her academic background is in international relations and history, with a specialisation in EU studies. She is also an alumna of Lester B. Pearson United World College in Canada.
To broaden her knowledge in questions related to EU politics and economy, Kati has been involved in a Brussels-based think-tank on EU affairs, FutureLab Europe.
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Antti Ojala works at Miltton Brussels as Advisor. He is expert on public affairs, social media and media relations. He is known for his sharp pen, as well as strong networking and facilitation skills.
During his tenure, Antti has advised both private and public sector clients, as well as NGOs. As a multifaceted consultant, his fortes include fields such as energy, transport, pharmaceuticals, and health care.
Prior to joining Miltton, Antti has worked as a journalist and MP assistant.
Antti holds a Master’s Degree in World Politics from the University of Helsinki, Finland. During his studies he completed a one-year program of Social Sciences and Humanities in the Sciences Po, Paris.
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Anni Loukaskorpi works at Miltton Brussels 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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Johan Robson is a junior policy officer at Miltton Brussels. His responsibilities include following EU decision-making and subsequent communications.
Robson has a diverse background in EU climate and energy policy. Prior to joining Miltton Brussels he worked at the European Committee of the Regions’ ENVE Commission, where he also conducted research for the University of Amsterdam on the topic of European climate and energy policy. In addition, he has worked as an analyst for the ET Index, a firm specialising in climate finance.
Robson holds a Msc. in Political Science (International Relations) from the University of Amsterdam, as well as a B.A (Hons) in Philosophy from the University of Kent.