Bachelor of Business Administration, Helsinki School Economics, Finland, 1959; student, University Wisconsin, 1956-1957; postgraduate, Centre d'Etudes Industrielles, Geneva, 1959-1960.
Department head, Georgia Serlachius Corporation, Finland, 1961-1968;
assistant general manager, general manager Kangas Paper Mill, Chairman of the Board director, Georgia Serlachius Corporation, Finland, 1968-1986;
member administrative board, Georgia Serlachius Corporation, Finland, 1978-1986;
Chairman of the Board, Metsä-Serla Oy, Finland, since 1987. Managing director Georgia Serlachius Corporation, 1969-1986. Chairman administrative board directors and management The Gosta Serlachius Fine Arts Foundation, Mantta.
Board directors Center Association Finnish Forest Industries, The Finnish Advisory Board Insead, others. Governing board Pension-Varma Mutual Insurance Company, since 1986, Industrial Mutual Insurance Company, since 1971, Finnish Marine Insurance Company Ltd., 1976-1990.
Member Finnboard (chairman 1990-1991), Employers' Association of Finnish Forest Industries, Finnish Employers' Association (administrative board since 1972), Finnish Foreign Trade Association, Finnish-Soviet Chamber of Commerce, Helsinki Stock Exchange Cooperative.
Married Eva Mortensen, 1967 (deceased 1986). Married Birgitta Holmberg, 1988.