Inger Birkelund is the project manager of the foundation project of Kvääniteatteri. Her core competencies are related to teaching, process management, project management and entrepreneurship. She has a Master of Business Administration from Bodø School of Business in 2011 with a focus on strategy development in publicly owned companies. As entrepreneur in her company, ihana! as, she has gained expertise in innovation, storytelling and event production. She was one of the initiators of both Itu teatteriforeeninki and Kvääniteatteri. Inger Birkelund is employed as producer in Kvääniteatteri.