Education and Academic Training

  • M.Sc. Environmental Science and Policy, Helsinki University

Professional Experience

  • Self-employed consultant and trainer mainly in Finland in the field of resource efficiency, 1992 - 2007 and from 2010 onwards
  • Owner and director of D-mat ltd. since 2003
  • Project Co-ordinator, Wuppertal Institute, 2008 - 2009 (Co-ordinator resource efficient product-service-systems and sustainable companies)

Research Focus

  • Resource efficient consumption and production
  • MIPS and eco-efficiency with a focus on systems like transport or private households
  • Resource efficiency potential analysis
  • Sustainable household consumption
  • Sustainability indicators


  • Ecological Assessment of Products and Services, Turku University of Applied Sciences
  • Sustainability and Design, Lahti University of Applied Sciences
  • Resource Productivity, Aalto University, Helsinki


  • Factor X Network
  • International Factor 10 Innovation Network
  • Material Footprint Network
  • Editorial Board, Ecoinvent
  • Committee on Sustainable Production and Consumption, Finnish Association for Nature Conservation