Ilona Sares – Finland

Ilona Sares

Independent expert

As a former Business Relations Manager at ProAgria/Ruural Women’s Advisor Centre North Savo/Eastern Finland, Ilona Sares has extended experience in working with rural area SMEs entrepreneurs to find new ways to survive in co-operation. Creative Tourism is one of the best ways in this: A way for food, travel and creative industry sectors to find new power and business for living.

Ilona worked earlier as a visual artist and she graduated from Sibelius Academy with a degree of Arts Management 2006. Now she is a doctoral student at the University of Lapland.