Dr. Olli Turpeinen holds a Ph. D. in meteorology from McGill University, Montréal, Canada, a M. Sc. in meteorology from University of Helsinki, Finland and works as an independent consultant in aeronautical meteorology. He has over 20 years of experience working for the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), 1990-2011. During the last nine years, he was the Chief of Meteorology Section of the ICAO Air Navigation Bureau.
Juhani Polvinen has a Master’s Degree in Meteorology from the University of Helsinki. Before joining Vaisala, he worked as a weather radar specialist at the Finnish Meteorological Institute. With over 17 years of experience at Vaisala, Juhani has become an expert in aviation meteorology focusing on low level windshear and its effects on airport operations. He has worked in close co-operation with the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) when developing low level windshear solutions for Vaisala. Juhani has been working closely with airport operators around the world and is an expert on airport operations, especially related to the challenges caused by adverse weather.