Maija Pohjakallio works as VP, Climate and Circular Economy at Metsä Group whose parent company Metsäliitto Cooperative is owned by appr. 100,000 Finnish forest owners. She is excited about promoting wellbeing of people and planet by combining science and business with sustainable development and circular economy. Prior to Metsä Group Maija has worked in the field of circular economy at Sulapac Ltd., VTT, Technical Research Centre of Finland and Chemical Industry Federation of Finland. She holds a doctoral degree in physical chemistry and electrochemistry from Helsinki University of Technology (currently Aalto-university).