Maija Pohjakallio joined Metsä Group as VP, Climate and Circular Economy in August 2021. She is
excited about promoting wellbeing of people and planet by combining science and business with
sustainable development and circular economy. Prior to Metsä Group Maija has worked in the field of
circular economy at Sulapac Ltd., VTT, Technical Research Centre of Finland and Chemical Industry
Federation of Finland. Long experience of circular & bio-economy and related operational environment including both policy framework and innovations. Excited about promoting well-being of people and planet by combining science & business with sustainable development & circular economy. Work experience in leadership, sustainability, advocacy, chemical industry and research & teaching. Doctoral degree in 1996 from Helsinki University of Technology (currently Aalto University) in physical chemistry and electrochemistry.