Helinä Poutamo


Ms Helinä Poutamo holds a Master’s degree in Forest Sciences (MSc For) from the University of Helsinki (2019). Her major was Forests and Peatlands Management and Restoration, she also completed a minor in multidisciplinary environmental studies and studied tropical forestry. Her recent thesis examined the effects of logging residues on greenhouse gas fluxes on a forestry-drained peatland in Southern Finland. At Indufor Helinä has participated in i.a. due diligence projects, pre-feasibility studies, catchment area analyses, investor searches and various analyses of wood fibre flows in several countries. Helinä has previously worked in a forest industry consulting company that focused on pulp and paper sector mergers and acquisitions. Before that, Helinä participated in diverse research projects at the International Union of Forest Research Organizations, Metsähallitus, and the University of Helsinki. Helinä is fluent in Finnish and English, speaks Spanish moderately, and has basic German and Swedish skills.

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