Mia Keinänen is a consultant in Spencer Stuart’s Oslo office and a core member of the firm’s Leadership Advisory Services. Mia advises leaders on behaviors that foster continuous development, good thinking and ethical collective behavior, increasingly needed skills in today’s complex world.

Expert in leadership, ethics and decision-making

  • Prior to joining Spencer Stuart, Mia was a partner with Nordic boutique firm focused on leadership development and assessment.
  • Earlier, she was an executive director of leadership and succession with another leading international search firm.
  • Before that, Mia researched decision making, embodied cognition and ethics at various research institutions, including Project Zero at Harvard University, MIT Media Lab, Aalto Media Lab in Helsinki, and the Norwegian School of Sport Sciences in Oslo.
  • Before graduate school, Mia was an internationally recognized professional dancer.

Mia holds a master’s in technology in education and a doctorate in human development and psychology from Harvard University. She earned a BA (Hons) in liberal arts and contemporary dance from University of Kent and London Contemporary Dance School.

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