Analysing and understanding the true impact of hosting events
Global Sports Impact (GSI) Experts

Janne Leskinen

Management & Marketing
Sports&events professional - Sportcal and FIN NOC

Janne is the project head of FIN NOC international sporting events study which seeks to reorganise bidding, hosting and coordinating events at a national level. During this time, the position of Finland as a sporting nation, its brand and sport political influence is being benchmarked at international level. Analytical tools, data management and sustainability are also being considered.  

Janne’s role as CEO of Lahti2017 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships (2014-2017) saw a new kind of holistic event strategy with focus on sustainability and social responsibility being developed. He is currently CEO of Vuokatti Sports Arena, Project Head for FIN NOC and is a member of the Executive Board and Alpine Committee FIS Alpine skiing. He was CEO of the alpine skiing national federation during 2001-2014.