Executive Club Forest Industry

Driving Bioeconomy In The Digital Environment

Join us for the ultimate discussion on exciting themes that are shaping the future of the Finnish forest sector at our first-ever Executive Club Forest Industry! This brand new bespoke event will take place at the traditional Billnäs Ironworks, which dates as far back as the start of Billnäs’ industrial operations in 1641, creating the ideal environment to discuss the future of Finnish forest industry.

Enjoy insightful talks on the common agenda of the Finnish forest industry, bioeconomy, sustainability and digitalization with visionary C-suites and top-level decision makers from the largest forest companies, service providers and connected organisations. Experience the most inspiring and productive day in Finland’s forest industry!

May 26 - 27, 2021


Speakers & Chairperson

Kaisa Hietala

Chairman, business & sustainability executive transforming traditional industries
Guest Speaker

Jari Leppä

Minister of Agriculture and Forestry
Maa- ja metsätalousministeriö

Mika Anttonen

Chairman of the Board
St1 Group Oy

Mari Pantsar

Director, Carbon-neutral circular economy
Suomen itsenäisyyden juhlarahasto Sitra

Antti Asikainen


Kati ter Horst

Executive Vice President, Paper Division
Stora Enso Oyj

Outi Kalpio

Director, Portfolio Management and ESG
Lähi-Tapiola Varainhoito

Aki Kangasharju


Turkka Keskinen

UPM Kymmene Oyj

Päivi Suutari

Director, Development
Kotkamills Group Oyj

Samuli Savo

Chief Digital Officer
Stora Enso Oyj

Ali Harlin

Research Professor

Satu Hassi

Member of Parliament
Suomen Eduskunta

Tuomas Salusjärvi

EVP, Business and Development
Valio Oy

Amos Ahola

Director, Communications & Branding
Wärtsilä Oyj

Ami Rubinstein

Head of Sales
Sulapac Oy

Juuso Konttinen

Vice President, Biochemicals
UPM Kymmene Oyj

Kirsi Seppäläinen

VP, Marketing, CI and Product Management, Biomaterials division
Stora Enso Oyj

Event Attendees Include

Ahlstrom-Munksjö Oyj
Deputy CEO and EVP Corporate Development
UPM Kymmene Oyj
Stora Enso Oyj
Chief Digital Officer
UPM Kymmene Oyj
Head of Sales, EMEIA, Specialty Papers
Kotkamills Group Oyj
Director, Development
Metsä Group
Stora Enso Oyj
VP, Marketing, CI and Product Management, Biomaterials division
Walki Group Oy
President and CEO
Stora Enso Oyj
Senior Vice president Sustainability, Packaging Solutions
Event Themes

In Discussion

Forest 2.0 - Staying competitive by adapting the change in a dynamic business environment

Digital value chain and innovative ways to use the data in the forest industry

The circular economy and the bioeconomy — taking the advantage out of the megatrends

Achieving a secure future: raw material, logistics, energy sources and talent

Event Partners

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