Ossi Honkanen is Associate Creative Director and Manager of Innovation at hasan & partners, Helsinki.
Ossi has over 14 years of experience in the creative industries. As a multi-disciplinary marketing and advertising professional, he has held creative positions in Helsinki and Dublin, including working for some of the leading agencies in Finland and Europe. In his dual position at hasan, he has helped the company grow over the past decade and to return to the top of the Finnish advertising scene, as well as placing in the top 5 agencies of Thenetworkone for several years in a row.
As a Creative, Ossi is involved in everything from strategy and creating campaigns to overseeing production. His background is in Art Direction and innovative digital campaigns. As an Associate Creative Director, Ossi works closely with clients on combining creativity, business and strategic thinking.
As Manager of Innovation, his aim is to bring about technological innovation throughout the agency, keeping aware of emergent technologies and business models to introduce to his teams.
In joining the Berlin School, Ossi hopes to develop “the tools to be a better leader, a better creative, and a person better equipped in bringing about change.”