Building the future


Malena Sell is Senior Specialist on Circular Economy at the Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra. She is currently on leave from the Trade Policy Unit at the Finnish Ministry for Foreign Affairs, which she joined in 2013. Before joining the ministry, Malena worked at the International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD) in Geneva for over 10 years, including as Environment and Natural Resources Senior Programme Officer. She has also worked at the World Bank and the International Institute for Sustainable Development. Ms. Sell holds an MA in Environmental Studies and a BA in International Relations (international commerce), both from Brown University.