Alexandra is a researcher, with a PhD in Economics and Business Administration from the University of Oulu. Her research focuses on the socio-economic changes that happen in the Arctic. It aims to answer the questions: How to develop the Arctic in the most sustainable way possible? What global instruments shall there be in place? How to secure that local communities and indigenous people benefit from Arctic exploration?
She has published both scientific and media articles on sustainable business development, demographics, human capital, innovations, employment, and connectivity solutions in the Arctic. Alexandra is skilful in communicating science in constant dialogue and using science diplomacy tools. Her publications appeared in The High North News, Arctic Today, and The Norwegian American.
Alexandra is currently based in Oulu, Finland.