Anders Portin

M.Sc. in Forestry and Nature Conservation - expert on forest policy and international cooperation E-post: anders.portin@om.fi Hemsida: https://www.sifi.se
Curriculum vitae:
  • Government of Finland, Special Advisor to Cabinet Minister, 2020-
  • SLC – The Central Union of Swedish-speaking Agricultural Producers in Finland, Forest Expert, 2019
  • Finnish Forest Association, Managing Director, 2014 – 2019
  • Indufor Ltd, Senior Consultant, 2011 – 2014
  • Finnish Forest Industries Federation (FFIF), Senior Vice President, Forest and Environment, 2006 – 2010
  • Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Head of Unit, Unit for International Forest Affairs, 1996-2006
  • Skogskultur Central Forestry Board, Managing Director (1993-1996), Head of Unit, 1990-1993, Forestry Officer, 1986-1990
  • Council for Nordic Forestry Research, Research assistant, 1985-1986

Positions of Trust related to work

  • The Royal Swedish Academy of Agriculture and Forestry, Member, 2013-
  • Finnish Forest Association, Board Member, 2006-2010
  • Metsäteho Oy (industry owned company dealing with research and development), Board Member, 2006-2010
  • Finnish Forest Research Institute, Board Vice President 2003-2006
  • International Forestry Policy Advisory Board, Finland, Chairman 1998- 2006
  • European Forest Institute (EFI), Board Member 1997-2003
  • InterNordic High-Level Board of Representatives from Ministries of Agriculture and Forestry, Member 1996-2001
  • InterNordic Forestry Research, Nordic Council of Ministers
  • Secretary 1988–1992, Board Member 1996-2002

 Other Positions of Trust

  • Member of City Council of (Finlands second biggest city) Espoo, 2017- current, Deputy Member 2012 – 2017
  • Deputy Member of the City Board of Espoo, 2017- current (full Member 2019-2020)
  • Member of the Board of Helsinki Region Environmental Services Authority (HSY), 2013 –
  • Member of the Standing Committee for Swedish Issues at Association of Finnish Local and Regional Authorities (Kuntaliitto), 2013 – 2017
  • Föreningen för Skogskultur, Organisation Promoting Forestry, chairman, 2011–2014
  • Association of Forest Economists in Finland, Board Member, 2012, Chairman 2013-2014
  • Member of City Council of Kauniainen 1989-1991
  • Vice chairman of the Environment Protection Board of Kauniainen 1989-1991