Industrial advisory board (IAB)
Members of IAB help to ensure that Aalto CHEM, through its research and education programmes, addresses the current and future needs of companies and society. IAB also promotes the School’s abilities to access non-academic sources of know-how to shape its long-term development.
At IAB meetings, members are informed about Aalto strategy, they are also asked to express their opinion on important decisions, programmes and development during the active dialogue in the meetings.
The members of IAB are:
Heli Antila, VP, Biobased Solutions, Fortum
Sampo Lahtinen, VP, R&D and Technology EMEA, Kemira
Jyrki Ovaska, EVP, Technology, UPM
Lars-Peter Lindfors, SVP, Innovation, Neste
Jarkko Partinen, Director, R&D, Metso Outotec
Johan Engström, CTO, Andritz
Anu Kaukovirta, VP, Unit Director, Natural Resources Institute Finland (LUKE)
Carmela Kantor-Aaltonen, Director, Finnish Bioindustries and Senior Advisor, The Chemical Industry Federation of Finland
Janne Marjelund, Director Precursor Technology Competence Center, Umicore Finland Oy
Tommi Vainio, VP, Atomic Layer Deposition, Beneq
Aalto University, School of Chemical Engineering: Dean, Vice deans, Head of departments, Corporate Relations Manager, and Development Manager.
IAB will meet twice a year.