Stefan Sundman joined UPM in autumn 2011 where he now works within the stakeholder relations team. He is in charge of public and media relations. He is especially working with energy, climate change and forest related policies and the development of the global bioeconomy agenda. Prior to UPM, Sundman has been working a decade within Finnish Forest Industries Federation with different similar responsibilities on both national and EU –level.
As the frontrunner of the new forest industry UPM leads the integration of bio and forest industries into a new, sustainable and innovation-driven future. The company consists of six business areas: UPM Biorefining, UPM Energy, UPM Raflatac, UPM Paper Asia, UPM Paper ENA (Europe & North America) and UPM Plywood. All products are made of responsibly sourced, renewable raw materials. They offer alternatives to replace non-renewable fossil-based materials. The company´s new businesses are focused on wood based advanced biofuels, biocomposites and biochemical.