Marita Niemelä

Member of Fortum's Board of Directors

Born: 1961

Nationality: Finnish

Education: Dr. Tech (Chem. Eng.)

Independence: Independent member of Fortum's Board of Directors since 13 April 2023

Committee work: Member of the Technology and Investment Committee

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Main occupation: Vice President Sustainable Energy Solutions, Rejlers Finland

Primary working experience: Director of the Energy Business Unit at CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency and innovation catalyst 2019–2022; Vice President at Neste Engineering Solutions 2018–2019; Chief Technology Officer of Neste Jacobs 2017–2018;  Vice President, Strategy at Valmet Pulp and Energy 2013–2017; Vice President, Bio Technologies at Metso Pulp, Paper and Power, 2012–2013; Leading Advisor, New Technologies, Biofuels and Biorefining at Pöyry Management Consulting 2010–2012; Part-time professor at Aalto University 2009–2011; Vice President, Biofuels and Biorefining at Pöyry Finland Oy 2007–2010; Director, Chemicals (SME) at Avantium Technologies, the Netherlands 2006–2007

Key positions of trust: Member of the Board of Aalto University and Member of Forté Foundation Global Board Ready Women

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