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Dr. Petri Vasara

Principal, Pöyry Management Consulting Oy
Energy: More – and less – than meets the eye?



Dr.Tech., Doc. Thesis: “Environmental Adaptive Benchmarking: A Framework for Environmental Assessment”,

Helsinki University of Technology, Department of Pulp and Paper Technology, 1999 Lic.Tech. Engineering (with Distinction) Systems Analysis and Computer Science Helsinki University of Technology,

Department of Computer Science, 1992

M.Sc. Engineering

Mathematics and Systems Theory

Helsinki University of Technology, Department of Technical Physics, 1986

•Dr. Vasara joined Jaakko Pöyry Consulting in 1985 as a consultant in the Production Economics Department. In 1998 he was appointed Senior Vice President heading the Industrial and Environmental Strategies Division and having global responsibility in the Jaakko Pöyry network for these areas. In 2001, he was appointed Principal with the additional responsibility of Business Intelligence Systems. In 2009 the Business area is of Petri Vasara is “New Technologies and Bioenergy”. He is a member of Pöyry Management Consulting’s global management team.

•Specialist in new technologies, innovations, industrial policy, foresight, new media (including the mobile sector),

•Biobased chemicals, energy including bioenergy and biofuels, business models and environmental assessments.

•As examples, innovation projects across the spectrum of technologies and industry branches, large-scale projects concerning different aspects of European and global industry policy, advanced strategic studies combining environment, economy and technology; trend and scenario analysis, environmental strategy formulation and research projects utilising mathematics and computers. A solid understanding of history and economics, political and social issues complements his skills.