Mari Pantsar

Director, Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra

Mari Pantsar envisages and works for a carbon neutral and sustainable future.

After working for forestry giant UPM in environmental affairs Pantsar moved to public and private positions in the cleantech sector. She led, among other things, the Finnish Cleantech Cluster and the Finnish government’s cleantech strategy programme. She also served on the boards of several cleantech companies. Pantsar now heads Sitra’s “resource-wise and carbon-neutral society” theme area. Her job is to help Finland develop into an ecologically sustainable, competitive society. Pantsar has experience getting large groups of stakeholders to cooperate for a common objective – a critical part of developing the circular economy.

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Mari Pantsar is speaking at the following WCEF2018 sessions:

Tue 23 October at 14:00 : Sustainable Consumption: a Driver for Circular Economy and Climate Benefits

Tue 23 October at 16:00 : WCEF2018 Grand Finale Commitments and International Co-operation for the Circular Economy


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