Jussi Manninen

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland

Jussi Manninen is Executive Vice President at VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. He is responsible for the business area of Solutions for Natural Resources and Environment, which consists of three research areas: Industrial biotechnology and food solutions, Biomass processing and products, and Sustainable energy and chemical technologies. He previously worked for the Finnish Ministry of Employment and the Economy, where he was responsible for implementing the Finnish Government’s key projects on the Bioeconomy and Cleantech and the Finnish bioeconomy strategy. Mr. Manninen holds a PhD in Process Integration from University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST).