Mia Keinanen

As an expert on adult development and ethics,  Mia advised clients on organizational  succession and team composition to foster business excellence and collective ethical behavior. 

Mia (she/her) is a member of the firm’s Leadership & Succession Sector, based in Oslo. She specializes in leadership and succession assignments, executive assessments and senior-level coaching globally, with a particular focus in the Nordics. Diversity and inclusion is an inherent part of her work. Mia rejoined Russell Reynolds from a global executive search firm and Omino Business Psychology Advisors, where she used her knowledge in adult development to advise leaders, management teams and boards. Prior to this, she spent four years at RRA based in Oslo. Before this, she spent 10 years in academia researching decision making and organizational work conditions.  She started her career as a professional dancer in the US collaborating with the MIT Media lab and other organizations, and touring internationally.

"Good Work is never easy but always worth the effort." - Howard Gardner

Mia holds a Master of Education (MEd) in technology in education and a doctor of education (Ed.D.) in human development and psychology from Harvard University. She also holds a First Class BA with honors in liberal studies and contemporary dance from London Contemporary Dance School/University of Kent, UK.
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