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  • Markus Saarinen
  • Turnaround Manager
  • Borealis, Finland

Mr. Saarinen holds an MSc in process engineering from the University of Oulu, Finland. His 26 year career in the hydrocarbon industry started in engineering being mainly responsible for process controls in different sizes of projects. After joining Borealis in 2000 he held specialist and manager roles in the proprietary Borstar® technology pilot plant and later worked for five years as a production manager for two LDPE production units, a compounding unit and polyolefin utilities. Since mid-2012 he has held the role of turnaround manager at Borealis' Porvoo site, leading TA/SD with integrated maintenance and a project scope up to €110 M, one event encompasses 3,800 man-hours, equaling the intensity of 400 man-years within seven weeks.