Licentiate in Medicine, 1977. Specialist in occupational health, 1984. Doctor of Medicine, Doctor of Philosophy, 1988.
Medical officer Järvenpää (Finland) Health Center, 1977-1979. Occupational physician Tampere (Finland) Health Center, 1980-1984, Tampere Occupational Health Center, since 1985. Expert physician National Pensions Institute, Kangasala, Finland, since 1993.
Corporal Finnish Art., 1972-1973. Member Occupational Physicians Tampere (board directors, secretary, deputy chairman, chairman), Finnish Association Industrial Medicine (board directors since 2000).
Married Elina Tuulikki Kaustara, May 16, 1992. Children: Anita, Aksu, Joonas.