Kaarlo Heikkinen, the CEO of the Port of Raahe will get on stage at the IntelligenceHunt6 Finals with the Student Team P.O.R.O., Port of Raahe Organisation.
The topic of the case assignment is "Port of Raahe - Sustainable Port Towards Future Challenges".
Kaarlo Heikkinen, is a Sea Captain and has a long and wide experience in maritime business. He started as a member of deck crew and officer serving in Finnish tugboats and merchant ships 1972-1986. Mr Heikkinen graduated from the Rauma Maritime College in 1985 with a Maritime Captain's Degree.
In 1987-2005 he served for the City of Raahe as a Harbour Master and in 2005-2007 as a Transport Manager in the Port of Oulu. In 2007 Mr Heikkinen was appointed as the Director of the Port of Raahe and since 2016 he has been the CEO of the Port of Raahe.
Through out his career, Kaarlo Heikkinen has been actively promoting the port matters nationwide, in addition to his own duties. Among others he has been a Member of the Board of the Finnish Ports Association.
In 2019 Kaarlo Heikkinen was awarded with the honorary title of Satamaneuvos (Port Council) by the President of Finland, Sauli Niinistö.