Global HR expert Päivi Castrén joins Aalto EE Advisor Network

Aalto University Executive Education (Aalto EE) has appointed Päivi Castrén as Senior Advisor. She has over 30 years of extensive experience in human resources management and organizational development with Wärtsilä, Nokia Plc and Valmet Paper Machinery. Her long experience and vision for the development of leadership in both advisor and executor roles is extremely valuable for Aalto EE’s global customers.


"Päivi Castrén's expertise and experience in leadership development is a valuable resource for us. She is widely appreciated and has extensive international networks. I look forward to seeing how our cooperation will shape what we have to offer in the field of leadership," says Dr. Pekka Mattila, Group Managing Director for Aalto EE and Professor of Practice at Aalto University School of Business.

"I am very excited about this opportunity to work with Aalto EE professionals. The development of organizations, operations and leadership in particular are topics that are all close to my heart, and I believe that in this new role I will get a focus on these areas," says Päivi Castrén.

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Dr. Pekka Mattila
Group Managing Director, Professor of Practice 
Aalto University Executive Education Ltd 
Telephone +358 40 738 7221 

Aalto University Executive Education Ltd 

Aalto University Executive Education Ltd offers thought provoking leadership development services (Aalto EE), professional development services for specialists and managers (Aalto PRO) and creative solutions covering the whole life cycle of entrepreneurship (Aalto ENT). Aalto University brings to our offering a multidisciplinary approach, together with innovative learning methods; this provides a unique combination of practical expertise with the latest research. 

Aalto University Executive Education’s strengths lie in its global operating model and diverse offering. In addition to Finland and Singapore, Aalto University Executive Education offers education programs in multiple locations worldwide. As a part of Aalto University, it holds three respected business university accreditations – AACSB, AMBA, and EQUIS – which places it among the top 0.5% of institutions in the world.