Paivi A. Kavinen

Päivi A. Karvinen

Project Coordinator, Arctic EIA project, Ministry of the Environment - Finland


Päivi A. Karvinen holds a MSc in Environmental Sciences from the University of Helsinki, Finland. Her expertise is Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA) and pilot studies on that and on other environmental fields. She is presently coordinating the Arctic EIA project “Good Practice Recommendations for Environmental Impact Assessment and Public Participation in the Arctic.” Arctic EIA is an endorsed project of the Sustainable Development Working Group of the Arctic Council, complementing to the Finnish Chairmanship of the Arctic Council (2017-2019). Karvinen has been active as a chair as well as in other positions in the Finnish Association of Impact Assessment and is a member of the International Association for Impact Assessment.