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Axel Hagelstam


Director, Department for Planning and Analysis, National Emergency Supply Agency 

Master’s Degree in Political Science from Åbo Akademi University, 2003 

Director for Planning and Analysis since 08/2021, responsible for strategic foresight and analysis, situational awareness and international, EU and NATO cooperation 

Hagelstam started as researcher at NESA from 2003 to 2007 and held the position of Counsellor for civil preparedness and resilience at the Finnish Mission to NATO and the Permanent Representation of Finland to the EU from 2013 to 2019. From 2020 he was Senior Adviser and Head of Strategic Support at NESA, before taking up his current position. 

Hagelstam has also worked as Special advisor at the Ministry of Defence and Political advisor at the European Parliament. 

Axel Hagelstam

Partners of the Millennium Technology Prize