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Jari Vilén

Senior Advisor in Arctic policy matters in the European Political Strategy Centre (EPSC), the in-house think tank of the European Commission

Thomas Mack

President & CEO, The Aleut Corporation; Vice Chair, AEC, United States

Tea Latvala

CEO and Founder, Teatiamo Industries Oy, Finland

Kustaa Valtonen

Entrepreneur & Angel Investor, Finland

Cynthia Jacobson

Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) Chair, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, United States

Niina Pietikäinen

CEO, Harriniva Safaris & Hotels, Finland

Matti Kymenvaara

Sourcing and Sustainability Manager, Kaidi Finland Oy, Finland

Harri Mäki-Reinikka

Ambassador, Senior Adviser, Northern Policies Department of Europe, Finland

Heidar Gudjonsson

AEC Vice Chair, Iceland

Ashildur Bragadottir

Member of Board Directors, Promote Iceland, Iceland

Ari Karjalainen

Founder & CEO, Arctic Emotion, Finland

Kjell Stokvik

Managing Director Center of High North Logistics, Norway

Kristiina Kukkohovi

Head of Finnair Holiday, Finland

Rune Arnøy

Port Director Port of Narvik

Bruce Harland

o-chair, AEC Responsible Resource Development Working Group, United States

Arne O. Holm

Editor in Chief, High North News, Norway

Aleksey Rakhmanov

President of the United Shipbuilding Corporation, Russian Federation

Janne Laine

Project Manager, Finnish Mining Services-project, Finland

Terhi Koipijärvi

Director, Communications, Metsähallitus, Finland

Johannes Lith

Project Manager, Arctic Investment Platform, Finland

Mikko Niini

Chairman, Navidom Ltd and Rauma Marine Constructions Ltd, Finland

Janne Kinnunen

Senior Geologist, Mawson Oy

Liisa Holmberg

Film Commissioner & Council Chair of UArctic, Finland

Oddgeir Danielsen

Director for the secretariat of the Northern Dimension Partnership on Transport and Logistics, Norway

Jani Lösönen

Managing Director, Agnico Eagle, Finland

Alexandra Middleton

Assistant Professor in Financial Accounting at Oulu Business School, University of Oulu

Thomas Hansen

Director of Renewable Energy, St1, Norway

Jari-Pekka Johansson

Project Director, Metsä Fibre, Finland

Lillian Hvatum-Brewster

Co-Chair, AEC Responsible Resource Development Working Group, Canada

Tero Vauraste

Chair of AEC, Finland

Mika Riipi

County Governor of the Regional Council of Lapland, Finland

H.E. Jason Tolland

Ambassador of Canada to Finland, Canada

Peter Vesterbacka

Founder FinEst Bay Area Development, Finland

Jan Dusik

Principal Adviser for Strategic Engagement for the Arctic and Antarctic at UN Environment

Felix H. Tschudi

Chairman and owner, Tschudi Group, Norway

Anna Utsi

General Manager, Talga Graphete, Sweden


The 9th Arctic Business Forum Yearbook is an overview of the European High North investments and business development published in association with the Arctic Business Forum.

The Yearbook 2019 by Lapland Chamber of Commerce addresses Arctic cooperation, policies and business, as well as an estimation of European High North investment potential for the same time frame. Regionally the Yearbook covers the Northern parts of Finland, Sweden and Norway as well as Murmansk and Arkhangelsk regions in Russia.

You can download the book from here: ABF2019_yearbook


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