Eija Hietavuo currently holds a post as CSR Manager in the UNICEF Corporate Social Responsibility unit in Geneva, Switzerland. Eija joined the UNICEF CSR unit soon after it was founded in 2011 and she is passionate about her work, which focuses on UNICEF’s external engagement on the children’s rights and business agenda. Eija represents UNICEF on various CSR related platforms including the UNGC human rights working group and corporate stakeholder consultations.
Eija Hietavuo has a M.Sc. in Economics and Business Administration from Aalto University in Helsinki and Cass Business School in London and a post-graduate degree in Sustainability Leadership from Cambridge University. Her international career expands from investment banking and financial information to ESG and CSR research and analysis and consultancy and prior to joining UNICEF Eija was heading the CSR and ESG related research and solutions business at Thomson-Reuters Inc.