Janne Kinnunen is Senior Geologist for Mawson Oy in Finland. Mawson is exploration company focusing its flagship Rajapalot-Rompas gold-cobalt discovery in northern Finland. Janne began his career as mapping innorthernFinland for Geological Survey of Finland. He has worked in exploration projects in Finland and Sweden. Janne holds MSc geology degree from University of Oulu. Janne has had a long career with geology and sustainable use of natural resources. Janne is responsible for integrating the environmental ruling and orders into the practice with company’s environmental director. In addition, Janne is an expert in using spatial data and has experience in administrational work related to Finnish legislation related tonatural resources and their use as well as related permitting.
Mawson acquired project 2010 and Janne has been involved with the project since then. Project has grown from grass roots exploration project in gold to strategic regional scale project focusing gold and cobalt. This year’s focus has been expanding company ́s Raja prospect in Rajapalot, where company defined it first resource in December 2018.