Bachelor of Science, University Helsinki, 1981. Doctor of Medicine, University Helsinki, 1985. Doctor in Medical Science, University Helsinki, 1987.
Docent, University Helsinki, 1992.
Resident ophthalmology, Helsinki U. Control Hospital, 1988-1992;
specialist in ophthalmology, Helsinki U. Control Hospital, 1992-1994;
ophthalmic pathologist, Helsinki U. Control Hospital, since 1988;
house officer ophthalmology, Helsinki U. Control Hospital, since 1994;
acting administrative vice chairman ophthalmology, Helsinki U. Control Hospital, since 1995. Lecturer ophthalmology U. Helsinki, 1992-1994. Secretary Metastatic Uveal Melanoma Subgroup, Ophthalmic Oncology Group, European Organisation Research and Treatment Cancer, Belgium, 1993, Ophthalmological Society Finland, 1994-1995.
Chairman of the Board Eye and Tissue Bank Foundation, Finland, since 1994.
Second lieutenant Finnish Medical Corps, 1986-1987. Member International Society Ophthalmic Pathology, European Ophthalmic Pathology Society, European Vision and Eye Research Association (vice chairman since 2001), International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness, Finnish Medical Society (chairman committee medical terms since 1994), Association Research in Vision and Ophthalmology.
Married Paula Anneli Summanen, June 22, 1991. 1 child, Liia Matilda.