Mr Jaakko Rantanen holds a master’s degree in forest economics (MSc For) from the University of Helsinki (1999). He has extensive experience in international wood products industry with a strong background in forestry. He has worked in demanding sales roles in wood products, plywood and softwood lumber industry throughout his career and has wide international knowledge of primary and secondary wood products in European and Asian, especially Japanese markets. Most recently he has been involved in the wood procurement operations.
He is fluent in Finnish and English.