Lastikka’s last position before VTT was at Neste Corporation, where he worked since 2004. He has more than 10 years of experience in the management of international relations as the head of EU Affairs at Neste. In addition, he participated in expanding Neste Corporation’s chemical industry activities to biochemicals.
“VTT’s versatile research expertise is very sought after globally and the opportunities for further internationalization are excellent. I have come across VTT’s name in many connections during my years in the international arenas, and the organization is known for the high quality of its research,” said Lastikka.