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Tero Vauraste

Global Fellow, Polar Institute

Term

September 25, 2019 — September 30, 2021

Professional affiliation

CEO of Mariadi, Ltd.; Vice Chair of Arctic Economic Council; Chairman of Finnish Arctic Society

Wilson Center Projects

The Arctic Hotspot

Full Biography

Mr. Tero Vauraste, 52, is the owner and President of Mariadi ltd. an international strategic, Arctic and maritime consultancy agency Helsinki, Finland. He has served as CEO of Arctia, a polar maritime services company with 11 icebreakers in the Baltic Sea and the Arctic Ocean. He has been the CEO of Hertz Car Rental in Finland and SVP of Ground Handling with Finnair. He has served in various executive positions in the security industry. He has served as a vessel master, special unit commander and as a SAR instructor in Finnish Coast Guard. He has served in the Executive Committee of the Arctic Economic Council since its’ establishment in 2014 being the Chairman 2016-2018 and is currently a Vice Chairman. He is a member of the Finland-China innovation Committee. He is the Chairman of Finnish Arctic Society and a member of Advisory Board of Finnish Lifeboat Institution. He has various other positions of trust. He has provided many papers and articles considering Arctic developments. He is a well-known speaker in the international Arctic fora. He has an active sports background.

 

  • www.arcticeconomiccouncil.org
  • www.mariadi.fi
  • www.utu.fi
  • www.helsinki.fi
  • www.ulapland.fi
  • www.arcticcircle.org
  • https://www.arcticfinland.fi/arktinenseura/en
  • https://www3.nhk.or.jp
  • http://valdaiclub.com/
  • https://www.arcticfinland.fi/EN
  • www.fiia.fi

Major Publications

Connecting the Arctic https://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/en/tv/directtalk/articles/20181018/index.html

The Arctic in World Affairs: A North Pacific Dialogue on Building Capacity for a Sustainable Arctic in a Changing Global Order (2017 North Pacific Arctic Conference Series)

Arctic Yearbook 2018 Preface