The Team

Darina Garland

Darina Garland
Co-founder & Director

Darina founded Suklaa in 2007. A Director, creative consultant and project manager, she is passionate about education transformation and works to build relationships between all people involved in education from policy makers to young people. Darina takes the lead on curation, narrative and the content of Suklaa’s education events.

@DarinaGarland
darina@suklaa.org

Claudia Barwell

Claudia Barwell
Director of Learning

Claudia, is a real visionary. She’s highly experienced working in education, facilitation and event management. With a background in drama she knows how to hold a room and is an excellent motivator of adults and young people alike.Claudia can make amazing things happen. At education events she takes the lead on logistics, partnerships and event design.

@ClaudiaBarwell
claudia@suklaa.org

Kristian Tapaninaho

Kristian Tapaninaho
Co-founder & Director

Kristian is a co-founder of Suklaa and has built up our reputation for digital innovation. He has a strong creative background and now is involved in Suklaa as a Director largely in an advisory capacity. Kristian now runs Uuni.
@kristian
kristian@suklaa.org