Mr Senko holds master’s degree in European forestry from the University of Eastern Finland (2014) and currently he is a doctoral candidate in the same University. He is completing his PhD in adopting intensive forest management practices in Russia. His main expertise includes cross border exchange of methods and approaches in forestry between Finland and Russia. He has been involved in projects related to intensive forest management, road construction, forest nurseries, forest resource assessment, and wood-based energy utilization in both Finland and Russia. His native language is Russian, he is fluent in English.