Antti Vasara

President and CEO, VTT Ltd

Dr Antti Vasara has been the President and CEO of VTT Ltd since 2015. He is a non-executive director of Elisa Oyj (the largest telecommunications operator in Finland) and of the Jane and Aatos Erkko Foundation. He is currently member of the Finnish Research and Innovation Council, in addition to being the President of EARTO (European Association of Research and Technology Organisations) and member of the High-Level Industrial Roundtable Industry 2030 and the IPCEI Forum of the European Commission. 

Previously, he worked at companies such as Nokia, Tieto, SmartTrust and McKinsey & Company. Earlier in his career, he was a researcher in optical communications, publishing some 20-plus peerreviewed articles and holding one international patent. Dr Vasara holds a Doctor of Science (Technology) degree from Aalto University in Finland. 

Speaking at the following WCEF2019 sessions:

Tuesday 4 June at 11.00-12.30: Plastics and a circular bioeconomy

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