Vice President, UPM Environment, UPM-Kymmene Corporation, Finland
Päivi Salpakivi-Salomaa has a 25 years’ front line experience in international forestry business and sustainability. She has acted in versatile positions in forestry, wood supply, development and environmental management.
As the Vice President, UPM Environment, Salpakivi-Salomaa is responsible of the company’s environmental performance internationally. She leads a global team of environmental professionals, whose responsibility cover sustainability from raw material sourcing to the product marketing and end-use.
Päivi Salpakivi-Salomaa has held a number of national and international positions of trust, for example as the Chairman of Biodiversity issue Group and a member of Forest Steering and Forest Committee in CEPI (Confederation of European Paper Industries), World Business Council of Sustainable Development and the Steering group of the Forest Dialogue, promoting dialogue between stakeholders in forestry related issues.