Kaisa Rönkkö has been Executive Director of Music Finland since June 2018. She is passionate about conveying the power of music to the public and to develop an international dialogue between premium content and services.
Prior to Music Finland Kaisa was employed as head of the orchestra department at the Finnish National Opera ballet. She also headed the music library where she was, among other things, responsible for copyright matters. Kaisa was Finland’s project manager in two large scale digital opera projects co-funded by the programme Creative Europe.
In addition, Kaisa was employed as senior coordinator at the Public Information Division of the Defence Command Finland, as artist manager and partner at Finland’s largest artist management agency, Fazer Artist Management Inc., and as assistant at the Finnish Cultural Institute in Copenhagen.
Kaisa holds a master’s degree in music and arts management and studied at the Sibelius Academy, the Liszt Academy in Budapest, the University of Turku and the Helsinki University of Applied Sciences. She holds a piano diploma and is a qualified piano teacher.
Furthermore, Kaisa is a board member of NOMEX (Nordic Music Export), the Boardman Management Study Group and the Finland Promotion Board, which is coordinated by the Finnish Ministry for Foreign Affairs.