Juha Mäkinen appointed as Communication Director of EUSTAFOR


Juha Mäkinen has been appointed as Communication Director of the European State Forest Association (EUSTAFOR) starting 10 April 2017 for a period of three years.

Mr. Mäkinen currently works as Communication Director at the Finnish State Forest Enterprise, Metsähallitus. He has also chaired the EUSTAFOR Communicators Network since 2014.

For more information please contact:

Piotr Borkowski, Executive Director
piotr.borkowski@eustafor.eu,  +32 (0)2 239 23 04

Juha Mäkinen, Communication Director
juha.makinen@metsa.fi, +358 40 570 9307


Juha Mäkinen
Juha Mäkinen


The European State Forest Association (EUSTAFOR) represents state forest companies, enterprises and agencies that have sustainable forest management and sustainable wood production as major concerns. The Association currently has 33 members in 22 European countries. EUSTAFOR members manage around one third of the EU forest area. The total harvest of EUSTAFOR members is over 130 million m3 of round timber per annum and together they employ more than 100 000 individuals. Any statement in this document is to be considered as a reflection of the best available knowledge and professional expertise and does not necessarily reflect the political commitments of individual member organizations.


Published 07/04/2017, Brussels

Mr. Piotr Borkowski

Executive Director

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