The IPS Secretariat is responsible for the administration of the Society. This includes the collection of membership fees, budgeting and accounting; conference, meeting and travel arrangements, communications and publications, as well as international cooperation with conventions and partners.

In addition, it acts as an information centre for members and non-members and maintains a library and online shop of IPS and related publications. It is located in Jyväskylä, Finland, the country of the fens and mires. The Secretary General reports directly to the Executive Board.

Do not hesitate to contact us in case you have any questions or comments concerning our activities!

Business ID: 1074181-4
As a non-profit organisation IPS is not VAT registered.

Secretary General, CEO

58 susann warnecke by henriikka koskinen face
Susann Warnecke
susann.warnecke (at)
+358 40 418 4075

Scientific Officer, SO

örjan.berglund.23 amanda öberg
Dr Örjan Berglund
orjan.berglund (at)
+46 1867 3495

How to find us


Letter address

Susann Warnecke
International Peatland Society
Suuruspääntie 11 C 9 (NEW!)
40520 Jyväskylä

phone: +358 40 418 4075
email: ips at


Electronic invoice address

Operator / Electronic invoice address / EDI
Apix Messaging Oy (003723327487) / 003710741814 / 003710741814

By email:
(PDF as attachment)


Paper invoice address

International Peatland Society (Apix Scanning service)
P.O. Box 16112

The address must be stated on the actual invoice, not only the envelope. Thank you!


For visitors

Please arrange vising times beforehand by phone or email.

Parking is available near the foot of Kuokkala bridge, and at the end of the street (4 hours).

Home offices used in 2020-2021