Vesa Ruuska has been nominated as Fennovoima’s Oversight Director

M.Sc. Vesa Ruuska has been nominated as Fennovoima's Oversight Director. Ruuska will start in his new position on the 21st of October 2019. He continues as a member of Fennovoima’s management team and as the Responsible Manager.

Ruuska will lead Fennovoima’s Oversight department, which is in charge of evaluation of Fennovoima management system, risk management, safety culture, as well as environment, health and safety (EHS) management. In his role as the Responsible Manager Vesa Ruuska’s responsibility is to ensure that the Hanhikivi 1 project complies with nuclear safety regulations. He will report to the CEO of Fennovoima. 

Ruuska has strong experience of safety in the nuclear industry. Ruuska has worked for Fennovoima since the beginning of April 2015, first as the Nuclear Safety Director and then as the Corporate Security Director. Prior to Fennovoima he has worked for Posiva and the Finnish Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority for many years. Ruuska has a master's degree in material physics and nuclear technology.

Further information

Fennovoima’s Oversight Director Vesa Ruuska, tel. +358 20 757 8509
Fennovoima’s Communications Officer Anna Tainio, tel. +358 20 757 8416