From grassroots to the Olympic movement, Niina Toroi has worked intensively across many aspects of sport and has strong networks worldwide.
Currently the manager of international affairs at the Finnish Olympic Committee, Niina has vast experience in the sport for development sector, having previously worked at the United Nations Office on Sport, and in the field for an NGO in Rwanda.
She is the Chair of the Equality within Sports Committee, an ENGSO (European Non-Governmental Sports Organisation) which aims to inspire and motivate every European sport organisation to reach equality. In addition, she is the European representative at the International Working Group on Women and Sport (IWG).
Niina is currently leading the New Leaders Programme, a joint effort between the Finnish NOC, IOC and European Olympic Committees, developing content that focuses on equality, good governance and values-based leadership.