Ernesto Hartikainen is the CEO of Biocode, a digital services company with the mission to decarbonise food production. Biocode is building innovative tools to calculate and analyse greenhouse gas emissions and sequestration in the food-value chain from farms to fork and supporting clients’ decision-making for reaching carbon-neutrality goals.
Previously Ernesto led the Climate Solutions focus area at the Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra, where he spent six years in various Climate Change, Circular Economy and Foresight activities. He played a key role in building the World Circular Economy Forums being in charge of the forum programmes. He has also worked in the forest industry and in management consulting in various companies. He holds an M.Sc. (Tech) degree in chemical forest products technology from Helsinki University of Technology and an M.Sc. (Econ) degree in Entrepreneurship from Aalto University School of Business.