Building the future


Ilari Lindy is working as Lead Expert in SAIS 2 program tasked to foster entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystems in Southern Africa region. Before this he worked as Senior Operations Officer at the World Bank on digital innovation and development. Ilari has previously served as Senior Advisor at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland on policies and instruments related to innovation and information society for development as well as in various positions in the European Institutions and bodies related to digital innovation. Ilari is regularly serving in advisory capacity for international initiatives supporting innovation for development and was European co-chair of the Joint Expert Group on Science, Information Society and Space of EU-Africa Strategic Partnership