FiBAN's new Community Manager Heidi Tawast comes from Finpro (Invest in Finland) Growth Capital team, where she was scouting, screening and analyzing Finnish growth companies, and matching them with foreign investors (VC, CVC, industrial investors) mostly from China, Middle East (GULF), Japan and Europe. Prior to that, she has been working at Finpro East Asia region in Shanghai, Finnish Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong and Embassy of Finland in Bangkok.
In addition, Heidi has a few years' experience of working in HR (recruitment, payroll and human resource development) in the private sector. Heidi studied economics at the Jyväskylä University School of Business and Economics, where she majored in Management & Leadership, and minored in both marketing and Chinese language.
Heidi gets excited about internationalization, exploring new cultures and studying languages. After studing Chinese language in Beijing she has now taken a challenge of studing Arabic language. She is also interested in photographing, yoga, and 100 other things.
You can contact Heidi via email at heidi.tawast(at)fiban.org or by phone at +35850 321 4862.
Finnish Business Angels Network (FiBAN) is a non-profit association of private investors on a mission to inspire private investments. The network is one of the largest and most active business angel networks in Europe with over 650 approved members. www.fiban.org
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