Pinja Vesen

Office and Building Administrator

+44 (0) 1223 7 61973


Pinja Vesen joined the Woolf Institute as an Office and Building Administrator, following her previous position at the University of Cambridge Department of Biochemistry in a similar role. Prior to this, Pinja completed a degree in English linguistics from the Malmö University, which she studied alongside her travels in Europe, supporting herself as an Au Pair and utilising her language skills in English, Finnish and Swedish. Therefore, Pinja brings a wide variety of lived experiences to the Institute, as well as a sharp academic and working skillset.

Having lived in Finland, Sweden, England and Scotland, Pinja has now settled in Cambridge, enjoying spending her time outside of work on all things arts and crafts. Pinja looks forward to supporting the Institute and its staff by managing the building, health and safety matters, compliance policies, and more. She is happy to be part of a diverse team in support of the Institute’s mission to bring global understanding and peace to its communities.

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