Minna Karvonen works as a Director of the Division for Art and Cultural Heritage at the Ministry of Education and Culture of Finland. Her special areas of interest are digitisation & culture, public libraries in the digital era, and digitisation, accessibility and digital preservation of cultural heritage.
Before joining the Ministry, Ms Karvonen has served as Head of Department of Museum sector development and knowledge management at the Finnish Heritage Agency. Ms Karvonen is a current and former member of various bodies and expert groups in the European Union. She has an MA degree in comparative literature, philosophy and sociology.