Matti Kahra

Leading Specialist, Sitra

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Matti Kahra is a specialist in Sitra’s Carbon-neutral circular economy theme. His job is to take Finland towards a low-carbon and sustainable future.


Matti has developed his extensive and diverse climate and energy policy expertise in international negotiating and while doing practical emissions reduction work in Finland and around the world. Before his ministry career, Matti worked in the private sector for companies like Nokia and Kone. He has a master’s degree in social sciences.

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In his free time, Matti loves all kinds of sports – especially the events intended for middle-aged men in Lycra. Matti believes that, in the future, a solution to the climate crisis will come from a combination of technology and changing consumption habits.

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