Michael RistaniemiVice President, Sustainability at Metsä Group (Finland)
Dr. Michael Ristaniemi is Vice President, Sustainability, at Metsä Group. Ristaniemi has several years of experience of working as a lawyer both in-house and at leading Finnish and international law firms, including McDermott Will & Emery’s competition and regulatory practice in Brussels as a seconded lawyer. He has also contributed to DG Competition’s work at the ICN as a Non-Governmental Advisor in 2019-2020, and has attended Berkeley Law’s Visiting Scholar Programme in 2017-2018. In early 2020, he appeared on the “Finland’s 35 under 35” list published by Talouselama magazine.