Our Team

Elina Iso-Markku

CEO and Founder

Elina is the founder of Arctic HR with years of experience from People Operations. Elina can help you to build up people function in your company, run it for you or recruit talent to take it forward. Her specialties are IT recruitment, lifecycle management from onboarding to exit and developing programs and processes to move forward.

Elina’s strength areas are the construction of the HR functions and the granting of practical action determinedly and in human beings.

Industries

Software development 4 years
Educations 2 years
Technology industry 2 years

Contact me

elina@arctichr.com
+358 40 543 5228 
Helsinki Metropolitan Area

Industries

Software development 4 years
Educations 2 years
Technology industry 2 years

Contact me

elina@arctichr.com
+358 40 543 5228 
Helsinki Metropolitan Area

Teemu Halminen

Consultant & CO-Founder

Teemu can help you with defining and implementing your people strategy and company culture. He has experience from technology and gaming company leadership and can come in to operate as consultant also on the financial operations.

Teemu’s strengths are in particular the personnel strategy creating, agile management and the development of financial management.

Industries

Software development 6 years
Game development 2 years
Marketing 2 years

Contact Me

teemu@arctichr.com
+358 440 8836
Helsinki Metropolitan Area

Industries

Software development 6 years
Game development 2 years
Marketing 2 years

Contact Me

teemu@arctichr.com
+358 440 8836
Helsinki Metropolitan Area

Hanna Puura

People Operations Consultant

Hanna is our representative in Central Finland helping local start-ups and scale-ups grow and develop their operations. She has years of experience in creating people ops and other internal services and admin from scratch to support international business. Her strategic and solution oriented approach has contributed to success in companies operating in the fields of high-tech, science and specialist services. 

Hanna’s strengths  are in the organization’s operations and staff development, communication and interaction between culture and strategy. Hanna also makes challenging recruitments, especially in the technology industry. 

Industries

Technology industry 4 years
Consulting 11 years

Contact Me

hanna@arctichr.com
+358 50 493 4861
Jyväskylä

Industries

Technology industry 4 years
Consulting 11 years

Contact Me

hanna@arctic.com
+358 50 493 4861
Jyväskylä

Janiina Koski

Janiina Koski

People Operations Consultant

Janiina has experience from multiple international technology companies and game and entertainment industries. She is used to work in fast paced environments both in terms of daily HR items and long-term change and development projects.

Janiina’s strengths and special interests are in helping young companies to build HR operations and employee lifecycle and transformation projects.

Industries

Software development 2 years
Gaming and entertainment 7 years

Contact Me

janiina@arctichr.com
+358 400 877 000

Industries

Software development 2 years
Gaming and entertainment 7 years

Contact Me

janiina@arctichr.com
+358 400 877 000

Emma Slavov

People Operations Consultant

Emma has extensive experience in the HR field from payroll to management team representation. Her strong generalist experience guarantees that she can sort out both the strategic aspects and operative HR tasks. Emma’s strongest areas are recruiting, developing employee experience and coaching supervisors and managers.

Industries

Healthcare 3,5 years
Software development 6 years
Fashion and design 1 year

Contact me

emma@arctichr.com
+358 40 543 5228
Helsinki Metropolitan Area

Industries

Healthcare 3,5 years
Software development 6 years
Fashion and design 1 year

Contact me

emma@arctichr.com
+358 40 543 5228
Helsinki Metropolitan Area