Pauliina Oinonen becomes acting CEO of NAPA

In order to ensure a smooth transition until a new director is employed, it has been decided to constitute an interim CEO in NAPA.

Søren Würtz, CEO of NAPA, the Nordic Institute in Greenland, has announced his decision to leave his position in NAPA as of 30th of April 2024.

To ensure a smooth transition until a new director is found, the Nordic Council of Ministers has appointed Pauliina Oinonen to act as temporary CEO.

Pauliina, who comes from Finland, became part of NAPA as an advisor in January 2022. Since then, she has worked with NAPA’s Culture Support Programme, Nordic-Arctic Co-operation Program and Info Norden, where she has shown her commitment and understanding of cultural and Nordic cooperation.

Although Søren will not formally leave his position until April 30, Pauliina Oinonen will take over responsibility for the day-to-day management of NAPA with immediate effect. For questions or further information, Pauliina Oinonen is the person to contact from now on if you have any questions.

The Nordic Council of Ministers is currently conducting a search process to find a permanent successor to the position of CEO of NAPA.

NAPA would also like to thank Søren for his efforts for the institution and Nordic cooperation.


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