Previous Internships at Financial Times
The Board awarded the 2005 Financial Times Internship to Maria Silander of
Turun Sanomat. Ms. Silander, (born 1975), is a financial editor at Turun Sanomat, the
third largest daily newspaper in Finland. She holds university degrees in both
international business and journalism and has done both print and video work
for the TS-Group since 2002. Prior to her present position she has written for
both Kauppalehti and Helsingin Sanomat.
The Board of the Saara and Björn Wahlroos Foundation awarded the 2004
Financial Times Internship to Katja Boxberg. Ms. Boxberg, (born 1967), is Reporter and
Baltic Correspondent at Kauppalehti, the leading business daily in
Finland. She spent six months at Financial Times. Prior to her present
position she worked as a Correspondent in Brussels, Moscow and Stockholm for
Kauppalehti and as a Staff Reporter at Startel. She has previously published a
biography of former Finnish Prime Minister Paavo Lipponen.
The Board of the Saara and Björn Wahlroos Foundation awarded the 2003
Financial Times Internship to Annukka Oksanen. Ms. Oksanen, (born 1965), was
Assistant Editor of the Business and Economics section of the leading
daily newspaper in Finland, Helsingin Sanomat. She spent six
months working on three separate editorial departments of the FT. Prior
to taking on the job of Assistant Editor she worked as editor and
European affairs correspondent for Helsingin Sanomat in Brussels.