ForestBioFacts webinar: Business and investment planning

Welcome to ForestBioFacts webinar!

Register today for the ForestBioFacts: Business and investment planning webinar, proudly presented by Finnish Forest Products Engineers’ Association (PI), and scheduled for Tuesday, November 30th at 13:00 – 14:30 EET.

ForestBioFacts is a comprehensive digital learning environment with everything you need to know about forest-based products and technologies. We are presenting interesting developments around each of the 16 themes of ForestBioFacts.

Preliminary program:

Introduction to theme Business and Investment planning at ForestBioFacts
Dr. Tom Lind, SVP, Stora Enso Packaging Solutions and Dr. Antti Lindqvist, Managing Director, PI

Commercial feasibility assessments
Saara Söderberg, Vice President & Head of Bioindustry Management Consulting, AFRY

Investment case: Kemi bioproduct mill project
Jari-Pekka Johansson, Project Director, Metsä Fibre


Webinar attendance is free of charge and available to all interested in ForestBioFacts, register by November 29th, 2021.

Register here 


Tom has close to 20 years of background in investment projects in multiple roles as process engineer, start-up & commissioning manager, project manager and project sponsor. These roles cover the whole lifecycle of projects; ranging from conceptual work to major implementation projects and operational services. Other relevant experience in investment planning covers engineering and project management, PMO responsibilities, project risk management and project financial monitoring. Tom has co-authored theme Business and Investment Planning at ForestBioFacts together with Dr. Antti Lindqvist.

Antti has around 20 years’ experience from various professional and leadership roles in global forest industry. Prior to his current position, he worked 14 years for a leading global forest industry company in responsibilities related to corporate strategy, investment planning, operations improvement and risk management, latest as Director, Operations and Investments Projects for one division. Since autumn 2016, he has been Managing Director at PI – Forest Products Engineers and CEO of Paperi ja Puu Oy. Antti has co-authored theme Business and Investment Planning at ForestBioFacts together with Dr. Tom Lind.

Saara is Vice President with AFRY Management Consulting leading its global Bioindustry consulting business. She holds an M.Sc. (Tech) from Helsinki University of Technology, Finland; majors: Paper technology, International marketing and business strategy as well as paper converting technology

In her consulting role, Saara has strong experience in leading development of business strategies with varying sectors, operations and competitive environments. She has also a solid track record in transaction support assignments, product management and marketing.

Jari-Pekka works as a Project Director in Metsä Group’s bioproduct mill project in Kemi, Finland. He leads the large industrial project with the primary aim of building the new mill as planned; safely and on schedule. Jari-Pekka has strong experience in the field of project execution. He worked previously at Valmet and its predecessors for the last twenty years, also participating in Metsä Group’s bioproduct mill project during 2014–2017 in Äänekoski, Finland. He has worked for Metsä Group since 2019.


Tapahtuma on jo alkanut ja ilmoittautuminen tapahtumaan on päättynyt.


30.11.2021 13:00 – 30.11.2021 14:30