Risto Miettunen Dr. Med.Sc., is Chief Executive of Kuopio University Hospital District in Finland.
Prior to engaging in healthcare management he has served in the pharmaceutical and medical engineering industries, as President of Orion Pharma, a global business, and Vice President of Siemens Medical Solutions in Germany, Switzerland and Finland.
Earlier in his career he worked as a medical doctor.
Dr Miettunen is a radiologist by training with his doctoral thesis on medical physics, and he has published 12 articles in international medical journals.