Saijariina Toivikko has been working in Finnish Water Utilities Association (FIWA) since 2005 as a Senior Advisor. Her main expertise is in the field of waste water and sewage sludge treatment and legislation related to these. She has been co-ordinating various projects where hazardous substances in Finnish waste waters have been studied. Earlier she has been working in a consultant company and in a supplier.
She represents FIWA in the waste water commission of the European Federation of National Associations of Water Services (EurEau) where she is chairing Trade Effluent Working Group where actual topics concerning pollutants in wastewater are followed.