European forests

Conserving biodiversity through sustainable forestry management

260.000 jobs in Europe

Bringing social and economic added value to rural areas

Use more wood

Reduce CO2 emissions and tackle climate change

Building with wood

A natural, strong, durable and recyclable material

Staff

Silvia Melegari

Silvia Melegari

Secretary General

silvia.melegari@eos-oes.eu

Diego Benedetti

Diego Benedetti

Economic and Policy Adviser

diego.benedetti@eos-oes.eu

Sampsa J. Auvinen

Sampsa J. Auvinen

EOS President

Sampsa J. Auvinen
CEO Norvik Timber Industries

info@eos-oes.eu

Since 2015 Mr. Sampsa J. Auvinen is the President of the European Organization of the Sawmill Industry (EOS). On 21 June 2017, Mr Auvinen has been re-elected as EOS President. He is the CEO of Norvik Timber Industries since 2009 and since 2016, he is also a Board member of Bergs Timber (publ). In the past 15 years he has been working in various positions in the timber industry in Finland, Russia and the United Kingdom. He joined Norvik Timber Industries from Pöyry Forest Industry Consulting where he was a Senior Consultant, heading the wood products consulting team in Russia. He is married and has 3 children. When not working he enjoys jogging, skiing and ice swimming.