Previous chairman of Royal Dutch Shell, strong leadership experience and networks across sectors. Currently Chairman of the Board in Outokumpu Oyj and Miltton Oyj. Previous roles have included Chairman of the Board of Royal Dutch Shell as well as Chairman of the Board and CEO of Nokia.
Over 25 years of experience in the lubricant additives industry with Afton Chemical and Infineum. Recognized expert on lubricants for engine, driveline, industrial and off-road applications with in-depth knowledge of the global lubricants market. PhD in Chemistry from University of Cambridge.
Prof. Dr. MatthiasScherge
More than 20 years of experience in tribology. Director of the Fraunhofer-KIT MikroTribologie Centrum and senior positions at IAVF AG. Diploma and PhD in Materials Science and postdoctoral fellow at Carnegie Mellon University.
Principal scientist and research professor in tribology, condition monitoring and operational reliability at the VTT-institute. Life-long engagement in studying friction and lubrication in mechanical systems including combustion engines. Multiple international scientific awards and honours, awarded e.g. with the highly distinguished Tribology Trust Gold Medal Award in 2017. Ph.D. in Mechanical engineering from Helsinki University of Technology.
In-depth knowledge of shipping and engine manufacturers. Previously Group Vice President of Wärtsilä Corporation, Finland, and President of Wärtsilä, USA, China, France and Switzerland. Shareholder, chairman, adviser and board member in various international companies.