M.Ed. Kitte Marttinen, is the RDI Project Service Manager in Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences, and she leads the team of project services in the Research and Development Centre of Haaga-Helia. She has more than 20 years of experience in the field of international and national R&D projects carried out in diverse European consortiums, as well as in Latin America and Africa. She has taken parts in more than 25 R&D projects in different roles, e.g. project manager, senior consultant, researcher and evaluator. She has a master degree in Educational Sciences from the University of Helsinki. She has also completed Teacher’s Pedagogical Qualification. Presently Kitte Marttinen is a research student in the University of Westminster, London, with the aim of conducting her PhD in the field of leadership studies (“Leading the Young and Passionate”).