MSc (Soc), Lt Cdr (Ret) Tero Vauraste is Regional Director Europe of Iceye ltd, an Earth Observation service provider with a microsatellite constellation. He is the owner and President of Mariadi ltd., an international strategic, Arctic and maritime consultancy agency in Helsinki, Finland. He has served as CEO of Nurminenlogistics Plc, a Finnish logistics service company as well as CEO of Arctia, a polar maritime services company with a fleet of more than 30 vessels operating 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 been as a vessel master, a special unit commander and a SAR instructor in Finnish Coast Guard. He has served in the Executive Committee of the Arctic Economic Council 2014-2019 and was the Chairman 2016-2018. He is an Emissary of the Arctic Circle and a member of the its Advisory Board. He is a Board member in 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 and is a well-known speaker in the international Arctic fora. He has an active sports background. He is a Doctoral student in the National Defense University of Finland researching security of supply.
Regional Director Europe and Senior Advisor, Iceye Oy, Chief Executive Officer, Mariadi Ltd; Arctic Circle Emissary; Member of the Board, Finnish Arctic Society; Advisory Board Member, Finnish Life Boat Institute
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