Master of Science, Turku School Economics, Finland, 1974.
Lecturer, senior lecturer Commercial College Turku, 1977—1996. Lecturer economics University Turku, Faculty Law, 1980—1989. Senior lecturer Turku University Applied Sciences, since 1996, specialization manager internationalizing business and entrepreneurship, since 2007.
Member of Businessmen's Society Turku, Finnish Economic Society, Lions Club Turku-Ilpoinen, Lions International (club president, zone chairman 1993-1995).
Married Paula Pelliniemi, August 23, 1975. Children: Annamari, Pauliina.