Ulla Tapaninen is a Senior Transport and Logistics Specialist for the City of Helsinki
She is also in charge of Helsinki City maritime cluster programme, focusing on the city’s unique arctic and smart marine industry with start-up companies. She is an adjunct professor of maritime logistics and was previously at the University of Turku. She has worked in key positions in two Finnish shipping companies, Finncarries Oy Ab and ESL Shipping. She is the author of Maritime Transport (Kogan Page, 2020).