Dr. Heidi Himmanen is a Chief Adviser at the Finnish Transport and Communications Agency Traficom. Her tasks include promoting the uptake of wireless communications, especially 5G, in different sectors, such as transport, cities, and industry. The work includes supporting trials, innovation, and R&D, bridging the needs of verticals, and the development work in spectrum management.
Heidi has previously worked as Head of Spectrum Supervision and Head of Radio Networks Unit at Finnish Communications Regulatory Authority (today Traficom). She holds a D.Sc. (Tech.) degree in Telecommunications Engineering from the University of Turku, Finland, and an M.Sc. (Tech.) degree in Telecommunications Engineering from Helsinki University of Technology (today Aalto University), Finland.