Mr. Jussi Pesonen is a Chairman at Kansainvälisen kauppakamarin (ICC) Suomen osasto, a President & Chief Executive Officer at UPM-Kymmene Oyj and a Chairman-Forest Solutions Group at World Business Council for Sustainable Development. He is on the Board of Directors at Confederation of European Paper Industries, East Office of Finnish Industries Ltd. and Suomen Messut Osuuskunta. Mr. Pesonen was previously employed as a Chairman by Ilmarinen (Private Equity), an Independent Director by Outokumpu Oyj, a Chairman by Keskinäinen Eläkevakuutusyhtiö Ilmarinen, a Chairman by Keskuskauppakamari, a Vice Chairman by METSA BOTNIA AB OY, and a Chairman by Metsäteollisuus ry. He also served on the board at Pohjolan Voima Oy and Sampo Oyj. He received his graduate degree from the University of Oulu.