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Helsinki, FI

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Meet our team

Santi | Director

Santi Martinez holds a master's degree in Political Science (University of Helsinki, 1996) and an MBA (Helsinki School of Economics, 2001). As the Director of our organization, he is responsible for partnering with financial institutions and local implementors. On top of his managerial position, he lectures on master’s level Leadership, Business Ethics, and Corporate Social Responsibility in Finland, Kenya and Spain. Currently, he is also a doctoral candidate writing his dissertation on the influence of virtue in managerial decision-making. Santi enjoys the sunshine of Lapland, which he sees every autumn.


Gerardo | Head of Development

Gerardo Falcón holds a master’s degree in Chemical Engineering (Tec de Monterrey, 2015) and Environmental Sustainability (Aalto University, 2020). He is responsible for our sustainability strategy program and the management of our cooperation projects. Before joining Inter-Cultur in 2022, he served in several corporate positions in Finland and Mexico. Gerardo’s favourite hobbies include trekking, gastronomy and cinema.


Aino | Projects and Communications Coordinator

Aino Salmi holds a master’s degree in Global Development Studies (University of Helsinki, 2020). She is passionate about education and its opportunities for change and more equal societies. Since January 2022, Aino joined Inter-Cultur, responsible for communications, designing, implementing and evaluating development projects in collaboration with local partners. In her spare time, Aino is passionate about music, writing, and art projects.


Benjamin | Projects Coordinator

Benjamin Koski holds a bachelor’s degree in World Politics (University of Helsinki, 2020) and Japanese Studies (University of Helsinki, 2022). He joined Inter-Cultur at the beginning of 2020, and his responsibilities include project planning and monitoring. Currently, he is also studying Peace, Mediation and Conflict Research (University of Tampere) and Translation Studies, majoring in Japanese (University of Helsinki). Benjamin relaxes with board games and a number of sports.