Mr Saarinen (1965) holds a MSc in process engineering from University of Oulu. His career started in an engineering company responsible for process controls in several different sized projects in the hydrocarbon industry. After joining Borealis in year 2000, he first held process control engineer and operation manager roles at the technology polyolefin pilot plant and later worked for five years as a production manager for two commercial LDPE units, a compounding unit and a polyolefin utilities. Since mid 2012 he has held role of turnaround manager in Borealis Porvoo site.