Timo Laitinen has a Master of Science (Tech.), Helsinki University of Technology (1982). From 1978 to 1986, he was consultant for the Road Administration of South Finland, and for a private group: Paavo Ristola Engineering Co. In 1986 and for 3 years, he becomes Designer for the Jaakko Laapotti Architecture Company. In 1989, he inte-grates the City Engineer’s Office of Helsinki as technical consultant, and the same years he becomes project man-ager of Urban Projects at the Economy and Planning Center of the City of Helsinki. He manages the West Har-bour Development Project.