Dr. Heidi Himmanen is a Chief Adviser at the Finnish Transport and Communications Agency Traficom. Her task is to promote the uptake of 5G in different sectors of society, such as transport, cities, and industry. Ms. Himmanen’s 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 the Radio Networks Unit at the 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.