Anu-Katriina Perttunen is Chief Networking Officer at Creative Finland. The platform communicates and supports Finnish cultural and creative industry strategies, aka CCI strategies, and provides support to pioneering business ideas with a focus on creative expertise. Anu-Katriina works closely with the Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture and the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment, particularly in strategic planning to promote development in the creative economy. She believes in open networking and joint development of new solutions with new and unconventional partners. Her focus is on supporting cross-industry collaborations, wider use of creative expertise, new creation of value, and new business models.