Head Office & Central Facilities' contacts

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Head Office

Visiting address: ICOS ERIC Head Office, Erik Palménin aukio 1, FI-00560 Helsinki, FINLAND

E-mail: info (at) icos-ri.eu



werner kutsch
ICOS ERIC Director General
Werner Kutsch
Inka hellä
Executive Assistant
Inka Hellä
+358 50 352 3299
Leysan Karimova
EU Project Administration Assistant
Leysan Karimova
+358 44 279 2400


anne Malm
Head of Administration
Anne Malm
+358 50 501 8421


Elena Saltikoff
Head of Operations
Elena Saltikoff
PhD (Meteorology)
  • Operations unit management
  • Support & development of everyday operations of ICOS internal bodies
  • Services for the scientific use of ICOS data
  • First contact for EU project proposals
+358 50 593 3791
Ville Kasurinen
Data Analyst
Ville Kasurinen
PhD (Forest Ecology)
  • E-shape project: coordination of Global Carbon and GHG Emissions pilot
  • HO contact for elaborated data products development
+358 50 404 5468
Science Integration Officer
Sindu Raj Parampil
PhD (Atmosphere & Ocean Science)
  • Facilitation of the initiatives of the ICOS academic community
  • CoCO2 project: work package 7.3
  • Supporting the work of the ICOS Scientific Advisory Board
+358 50 350 7012
Evi riikonen
Operations Officer
Evi-Carita Riikonen
MSc (Geography), eMBA (RI management), PhD candidate (Human Geography)
  • RI operational and governance development
  • Community engagement
  • Projects related to RI management and training e.g. ERIC Forum, RItrainPlus
+358 50 448 8787
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Science Officer, Operations
Janne-Markus Rintala
PhD (Marine Biology) & Adjunct Prof. (Aquatic Sciences)
  • Ocean observations' technological and scientific research & development
  • ICOS Science Conference
+358 50 541 3745
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Observation Network Officer
Maiju Tiiri
MSc (Biology, Environmental Ecology)
  • Coordination of the ICOS station network (new stations, station cooperation agreements, onboarding)
  • ICOS Science Conference
+358 50 543 3673
Liisa Ikonen
Project Officer
Liisa Ikonen
MSc (Environmental Science)
  • Stakeholder service design and cooperation
  • Issues regarding ICOS Evaluation
+358 50 543 6774

Strategy and International Cooperation

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Head of Strategy & International Cooperation
Emmanuel Salmon
PhD (Physical Chemistry of Polymers)
  • Integration of new countries into ICOS ERIC
  • Liaison with European (ENVRI Community) and global cooperation frameworks e.g. UNFCCC, GEO, GERI
  • Projects with relevance for international cooperation e.g. VERIFY, CoCO2
+358 50 428 8166


Email: icos-comms (at) icos-ri.eu


Katri Ahlgren
Head of Communications
Katri Ahlgren
+358 40 350 2557
Magdalena brus
Senior Communications Manager
Magdalena Brus
MA (History & Social Sciences), PGDip (Corporate Communications)
  • ENVRI-FAIR project: communications work package lead
  • Community building and visibility of the ENVRI community
  • EOSC Future and ATMO-ACCESS project communications
+358 50 415 4762
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Communications Specialist
Charlotta Henry
MPS (Communications & Journalism)
  • ICOS Cities PAUL project communications
  • RItrainPlus project communications
  • ICOS communications
+358 50 543 6772
mari keski-nisula
Communications Specialist
Mari Keski-Nisula
MA (Organisational Communication)
  • Website publication & content development
  • ERIC Forum project: online toolkit development
  • #ICOScapes campaign
+358 50 563 1507
Karlina Ozolina
Communications Assistant
Karlina Ozolina
MRes (Environmental Physiology)
  • Social media, newsletters & website content development
  • ICOS Science Conference communications
  • ENVRI community communications
+358 50 505 6133

Carbon Portal

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Director of Carbon Portal
Alex Vermeulen
MSc Environmental Sciences (Air Quality & Meteorology)
  • Leading the ICOS Carbon Portal
  • Member of the ICOS RI-Committee
  • Chair of WMO GAW Scientific Advisory Group on Greenhouse Gases
+46 46 222 9298
Harry Lankreijer
Management and science
Harry Lankreijer
+46 46 222 4967
Maggie Hellström
Maggie Hellström
+46 46 222 9683
Wouter Peters
Carbon Portal PI, Netherlands
Wouter Peters
Ute Karstens
Science, Elaborated products
Ute Karstens
+46 46 222 9596
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Junior scientific programmer
Karolina Pantazatou
Claudio D'Onofrio
Researcher In elaborated Products
Claudio D'Onofrio
MSc Human Computer Interaction, EngD Engineering Doctorate
  • Data Science
  • Jupyter Hub & Python development
  • European Projects: ENVRI-FAIR, CoCO2
+46 46 222 8696
André Bjärby
Oleg Mirzov
System Architect
Oleg Mirzov
PhD (Chemical Physics)
  • Lead Developer, core data/metadata services
+46 46 222 9173
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Software developer
Jonathan Thiry
Maria Johnsson
Librarian and data advisor
Maria Johnsson
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Web developer
Roger Groth
+46 46 222 9181
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Project administrator for ENVRI-FAIR
Angeliki Adamaki
+46 46 22 21725
Ida Storm
Research assistant
Ida Storm
Zhendong Wu portrait
Zhendong Wu
+46 46 222 1731
Scientist, Remote Sensing specialist
Zheng Duan
Portrait of Remco de Kok
Remco de Kok
  • Elaborated products
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Junior programmer
Zois Zogopoulos
  • Developing the jupyter notebooks
  • User and service administration
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Scientific advisor
Marko Scholze

Atmosphere Thematic Centre

ATC Director
Leonard Rivier
Michel Ramonet
Head of Group, Greenhouse gases, ATC Mobile Lab Unit
Tuomas Laurila

Ecosystem Thematic Centre

ETC Director
Dario Papale
+39 0761 357044
ETC Executive Committee member - Data Unit, Network Unit
Bert Gielen
+32 3 265 2363
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Coordination of ETC soil and plant analysis
Benjamin Loubet
+33 1 30 81 5533

Ocean Thematic Centre

OTC Director
Richard Sanders
Jessica Thorn
Jessica Thorn
Erik Sandquist

Central Analytical Laboratories

Armin Jordan
FCL Director
Armin Jordan
CRL Director
Samuel Hammer
FCL Trace gas analysis
Marcus Schumacher
+49 364 1310 7531
FCL Stable isotopes analysis
Markus Eritt
FCL Database & Web Application
Olaf Till