A Finland-born organisational scholar with a current research focus on ‘regenerative creativity’, aligning with Principia’s commitment to helping leading global organisations rethink what it means to be sustainable, ethical and inclusive in the 21st century.

Holding the position of Reader at Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London, he leads the university’s bespoke MA Innovation Management programme for exceptional ‘hybrid creatives’ who come from diverse design, art, business and policy backgrounds to generate transformative solutions and future visions. Tuukka is also an Associate Professor (Honorary) at UCL’s Department of Science, Technology, Engineering & Public Policy (STEaPP) and the Institute for Global Prosperity (IGP). He teaches on various courses and units linked to creativity, regenerative design, organisation and entrepreneurship theory, social innovation as well as research methods.

His ESRC-funded research has been accepted for publication in esteemed peer-reviewed journals such as the Academy of Management Journal, Stanford Social Innovation Review and the Journal for Social Entrepreneurship. He has also previously published a monograph on youth policy in Japan (Routledge) as well as two co-edited volumes. Tuukka holds a PhD from Oxford University.