7th International Conference on Geological Repositories - Empowering Progress in Development of Deep Geological Repositories


Ilkka Poikolainen

Posiva, Finland

President and Chief Executive Officer


Ilkka Poikolainen has a diverse executive level backround from final disposal of spent nuclear fuel to forest industries (pulp, packaging, paper, corrugated medium/fluting, cartonboard, sawmills/timber and label). During his career Poikolainen has taken cares of several P&L responsibilities and strategy development, overseen corporation’s operations, multi-site development and operational functions at corporation level e.g. asset management and portfolio, production performance, M&A experience, strategical and change management projects, harmonization management /unified operations, development of maintenance, equipment technology etc.