Dr Hanna Kampman is an enthusiastic happiness intervention from Finnish Lapland. Her love for nature and moving is deeply rooted in the forests and lakes of Lapland. She works as a senior lecturer and module leader in the Masters in Positive Psychology and Coaching Psychology (MAPPCP) programme in UEL.
In her PhD, Dr Kampman focused on understanding the role of team sports in post traumatic growth in athletes with acquired physical impairments. Other areas of interest are the role of physical activity, green and blue exercise, sports, and the embodiment in well-being.
Dr Kampman is also a UEL alumnus as she has graduated with an MSc in Applied Positive Psychology from UEL. She achieved her bachelor's degree in sports and leisure from Lapland University of Applied Sciences - where she specialised in holistic sports coaching. In London, Dr Kampman has worked closely with the 'Olympic Legacy' and 'New Life Through Sports' - projects based in the London Borough of Hackney. Utilising both exercise and positive psychology expertise in different areas of service user rehabilitation, she has brought the UEL expertise to the wider community in London.