Mr. Pohjonen has over 25 years of international experience in the energy sector and joins the lineup of NNF speakers to share his unique perspective on the final disposal of spent nuclear fuel. Working as the managing director of Posiva Solutions Oy, he is at the forefront of constructing the world’s first deep geological repository for spent fuel.
He has previously held various sales and management positions in the engineering and management consulting business, e.g. in Fortum Oyj and Pöyry. Moreover, Mr. Pohjonen has broad expertise in the nuclear energy business acquired in numerous projects in Finland and in almost all European countries that utilize nuclear energy, as well as in the Middle East and China. He has also worked as an invited expert in the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on several occasions.