Evelin Suurkivi

People Lead at Sedna

Evelin Suurkivi has a diverse work experience spanning multiple companies and roles. Evelin is currently working at SEDNA as a People Lead, where they began in January 2023 after serving as a People Operations Generalist from June 2022. Prior to their current position, Evelin worked at Measure Group Ltd as a Finance Operations Manager starting in June 2022.

Before that, they were with Assist Services Group from August 2019 to February 2022 as a Senior Business Manager in the Retail division. Prior to that, Evelin had a long tenure at SurSec Security Limited, where they held various positions. In their role as Head of Finance and HR, which they started in June 2006 and continued until August 2019, they oversaw the back office functions of the luxury retail security company and directed new business, sales, account management, and marketing. Evelin also took on the role of Client Relationship and Accounts Manager at SurSec Security Limited from September 2009 to September 2011.

Evelin Suurkivi also had previous experience working at Nomura. Evelin started as a Finance Intern at Nomura International in June 2008 and stayed until August 2009. Evelin later returned to Nomura in September 2011 and held various positions, including Corporate Reporting and Control - Analyst, Structured Products Deal Review, Equity Derivatives Product Controller, and Cost Management Analytics.

In addition, Evelin worked as a Receptionist and Head-Receptionist at Gilgamesh from November 2009 to July 2011.

Overall, Evelin has a strong background in finance, operations, and management, with experience in HR, business development, and client relations.

Evelin Suurkivi completed their Bachelor of Arts degree in Banking and Finance from the London Metropolitan Business School between 2006 and 2010. Evelin has also obtained several additional certifications, including "How to Find Sales Leads," "Develop a Service Orientation," "Sales Foundations," "Sales Negotiation," "Selling with Authenticity," "Asking Great Sales Questions," and "Empathy for Sales Professionals" from LinkedIn. Furthermore, they have passed 11 out of 15 ACCA exams from the ACCA institution.


Previous companies

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  • People Lead

    January, 2023 - present

  • People Operations Generalist

    June, 2022