Our team

We are a group of active leaders, who are capable of creating environments in which it is good to think strategically and find new ways of developing organisations. We help our clients find the root issues and the most impactful ways of solving them.

Reelika Alunurm


Reelika is the leader of DD StratLab and a former PwC Senior Consultant. Previously, she has led the development program of organizations at the BE MORE movement, has helped to launch a network of organizations and led various initiatives. Reelika is primarily interested in strategic management, teamwork and she is doing her PhD on industry-university cooperation in University of Tartu.

Martin A. Noorkõiv


Martin is CEO of Domus Dorpatensis and a civil society activist who has helped launch various initiatives – from TEDxTartu conferences to BE MORE movement. In addition to DD’s work, he is a member of the Council of the Association of NGOs and the Student Foundation. After a bacherlors’ in economics an masters’ in communication, Martin is doing his PhD on achieving sustainable transitions in University of Tartu.

Joanna Kurvits


Joanna used to work as an expert on youth work in the Estonian Ministry of Education and Research and as a public policy specialist in the Estonian Student Unions. Before that, Joanna was the CEO of Student Foundation and worked on developing student organizations in Tartu. She is mainly interested in management, strategic management and youth development topics and issues. Joanna is obtaining a masters’ degree in “Change Management in Society” from University of Tartu.

Triin Rebbas


Triin has previously worked in the social field where her main focus was to counsel NEET-youth, also to pilot and develop the youth guarantee support system. She has experience in voluntary work, project management, and team-leading. She is interested in the topics of leadership, teamwork, and organizational culture. Triin has a bachelors’ degree in social work and social policy and she is also a certified solution-focused coach.

Karl Lembit Laane


Karl Lembit has been the President of the University of Tartu Student Body as well as its Vice-President of Academic Affairs. He is engaged with education policy within the Federation of Estonian Student Unions and in the University of Tartu Institute of Philosophy and Semiotics council. He was also a founding and honorary member of the Political Science Association. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and is currently studying philosophy on the master’s level, focusing on the history of thought.

Christo Alliksoo


Christo has worked as a teacher in Ida-Virumaa. He participated in Noored Kooli program and taught history, social studies and career studies. He is interested in everything related to the development of education. As a participant in the Noored Kooli program, he worked to ensure that every student received a very good education. At school, in addition to his main work, he led a co-creation project with the aim of developing cooperation between teachers and integrating real-life problems into the programme. In addition, he participates in the DD Academy – a development program aimed at students, where he has been the facilitator and program manager. Christo has a bachelor’s degree in psychology and is currently obtaining a master’s degree in “Change management in society” at the University of Tartu.


Paula Kägu


Paula has previously worked as a teacher and youth worker. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science. In addition, she has run the Society of Political Science and the Society of International Relations. Paula is passionate about organising events and the field of security. She has been able to put these interests into practice by organising the Prime Minister’s Tallinn Digital Summit and by serving in the Estonian Defence Forces.


Our freelancers

Meri Külm


Meri worked as an analyst at the University of Tartu RAKE center. She is also the Head of Personnel in DD and has previously worked with the DD Academy program. Meri is very excited if she can work with environmental issues and organizations solving them. Meri is obtaining a masters’ degree in sociology from University of Helsinki.

Angela Ader


Angela works as a program lead in Tartu 2024 Cultural Capital project. In addition, she has been a part of several third sector initiatives – TEDxTartu, SINA, Civil Society Week. In a strategic perspective, she considers people who are implementing the organisation’s strategy to be important, thus contributing to teamwork and leadership – to jointly achieve greater impact.

Toomas Tuul


Toomas works as a teacher in Elva Gymnasium and is the head of DD Academy. On a daily basis, he is interested in (space) technology, history and the human mind. He has a bachelors’ degree in psychology and a masters’ degree in “Change Management in Society” from University of Tartu. Toomas’ passions are the past, the future and finding patterns.

Kaisa Jõgeva


Kaisa is interested in change and how to accommodate it. She is also interested in democracy and its development, knowledge management, climate and environmental topics as well as innovation in education. Kaisa has a bachelors’ degree in psyhcology, a masters’ degree in “Change Management in Society” from University of Tartu and she is doing her PhD on developing democracy in University of Tartu.

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