Tiia Kolari has a background in environmental science. She is a recent M.Sc. graduate from the University of Helsinki programme in Environmental Change and Global Sustainability (ECGS) and a former Helsinki Institute of Sustainability Science (HELSUS) trainee. Her studies focused on consumer citizens, sustainable transition, and development and sustainability. In her master’s thesis, she studied biodiversity reporting within the chemical industry and the perceptions chemical companies have of biodiversity.