Anssi Paalanen works as Ecosystem Lead, Energy industry in the Finnish innovation funding organization Business Finland. He has worked 20 years in the energy industry in several expert and managerial positions. He has 12 years of experience in the nuclear industry where he has worked with wide range of topics including severe accident management, accident analysis, operational risks and investment management. Before Business Finland he has worked with energy companies Fortum and Teollisuuden voima (TVO).
He has MSc tech in Engineering physics from Helsinki University of Technology (now Aalto University) and MSc econ in Information and service management from Aalto University.