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Paula Hirsilä

Paula Hirsilä

Product Safety & Compliance Manager, Huhtamaki

Paula is Product Safety & Compliance Manager for Huhtamaki Fiber Foodservice EAO where she is responsible for various food contact compliance topics related to the company’s fiber and foodservice products.

Her previous experience has included Project manager in testing and compliance of food contact materials at Measurlabs; Regulatory affairs specialist in food contact compliance of cellulose-based and plastic sausage casings at ViskoTeepak; Research Scientist on food contact packaging coatings at Kemira and a Researcher in product safety and purity of food contact paperboards at Stora Enso.

Additionally, she has been an entrepreneur and co-founder of a startup company that provided testing and consultation services for food and other packaging.