Risto Puutio, Ph.D., MSc

Ph.D. (Psychology), MSc (Systemic Leadership & Organization Studies)

Director, The Metanoia Institute
Tapionkatu 2 B 21
40100 Jyväskylä, Finland

Lecturer in Work & Organizational Psychology
Department of Psychology
University of Jyväskylä
Box 35
FIN-40014 Jyväskylä, Finland

Email: risto.puutio@metanoia.fi
Phone: +358400545519

Risto Puutio, PhD (Psychology), MSc (Systemic Leadership & Organization Studies) works as the managing director at the Metanoia Institute in Finland. The Institute operates specialist training in the field of organizational consultancy, supervision and leadership. The Institute also actively arranges seminars and workshops, amongst which the following main areas stand out: National Conferences for Organizational dynamics & Consultation practice, Group Relations Conferences and Social Dreaming seminars.

The name ”Metanoia” is derived from an ancient Greek word meaning the profound understanding of matters in a new light – a completely new shift of mind.

Risto is connected to the University of Jyväskylä where he teaches Work & Organizational Psychology (50 % lectureship). Meanwhile, he coaches consulting and other organizational professionals. His research interest deals with organizational concultation and supervision practices. He publishes in national and international journals and practice books. His special field for years has been systemic practices in organizations.

Download Risto’s PhD study ““Hidden agendas. Situational tasks, discursive strategies and institutional practices in process consultation” can be found at: http://www.tsr.fi/tsarchive/files/TietokantaTutkittu/2006/106222Loppuraportti.pdf