Mr Pekkanen holds a master’s degree in forest engineering and forest products technology (MSc For) from the University of Eastern Finland (2010). At Indufor he specializes in forest industry and bioenergy related analyses and supply chain logistics issues. In addition, he participates in financial analyses and asset valuations. He has prior experience in the assessment of economic, ecological and social performance of raw material supply chains within forest industry and bioenergy, logging planning and silvicultural management. He is fluent in Finnish and English, and has average skills in German and Swedish.