Editor in Chief
He has been working in the fields of autonomy and conflict resolution both as a researcher and a practitioner, and has been a member of the Board as well as the Research Council of the Åland Islands Peace Institute since its start.
Petra Granholm works as Research Coordinator at the Åland Islands Peace Institute. Her background is in international law and environmental management. Petra holds a master’s degree from Åbo Akademi University, Finland and a Master of Resource Management from the University of Akureyri, Iceland.
Mikael Wigell holds a PhD from the London School of Economics and is Research Director at the Finnish Institute of International Affairs. Since 2011, Wigell is also a member of the Research Council of the Åland Islands Peace Institute.
Gunilla Herolf holds a PhD from Stockholm University. Herolf has been a researcher at the Swedish Institute of International Affairs and at the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). She has been the Chair of the Research Council of Åland Islands Peace Institute since 2015. Her research focus is on European integration and European security cooperation.
Sia Spiliopoulou Åkermark
Sia Spiliopoulou Åkermark is Director of the Åland Islands Peace Institute and Associate Professor in International Law. Her scientific interests focus on pluralism, minorities and the role of law in the control and limitation of the use of force. Her most recent publication is Demilitarisation and International Law in Context – The Åland Islands (Routledge, 2018). She is a member of the Research Council of the Åland Islands Peace Institute.