Dr. Miimu Airaksinen works as CEO and Managing Director at RIL Finnish Association of Civil Engineers. Before she joined RIL she worked over 10 years as a research professor in Technical Research Centre of Finland, VTT. She is currently active in European Innovation Platform for Smart Cities and Communities. She is board member of CIB (International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction) and she leads a CIB task group for smart cities.
She was also nominated to UN habitat policy adviser for group 9 focusing on smart cities. Airaksinen is also working as a domain expert in European Cooperation in the field of Scientific and Technical Research, COST, Transport and Urban Development.