Forward Talks podcast

Episode #7
Toward carbon-free energy

What is causing most CO2 emissions in industrial operations and how to remove fossil emissions from industrial operations? In this episode, Victoria Larsson, Head of Health, Safety and Environment, Valmet, and Mervi Leskinen, Portfolio Manager, Gasum Portfolio Services Oy, discuss how they are collaborating to move toward carbon free energy and other carbon lowering initiatives their companies are taking.

Podcast host

André Noël Chaker

Leading business speaker and writer

André Noël Chaker is one of Finland’s leading business speakers and writers. In the last 10 years he has been voted Speaker of the Year twice, and Speaker, Moderator and Coach of the Year. In that time, André has spoken at over 1000 business events in Finland and abroad. He is currently the Chairman of MySpeaker, one of the fastest growing speaker bureaus in Europe.

Podcast guests

Victoria Larsson

Head of Health, Safety and Environment Valmet

Victoria works as Head of Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) in Valmet and is a member of the Group Operational Development team. She is functional lead for the global network of dedicated HSE professionals supporting the business towards our goal of zero harm to people and environment.

Mervi Leskinen

Portfolio Manager Gasum Portfolio Services Oy

Mervi is working in guarantee of origins market of electricity and heating. She is actively following what happens in the guarantee of origin markets and the legislation behind that, mainly in the Nordics but also in other parts of Europe. Mervi has 14 years of experience in the electricity market.

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