The Programme Committee and Selection Panel (representatives from policy, industry and research) is lead by Dr. Elena Kulikova, Coordinator of the YLP.
|Mr. Esko Aho, Chair of the YLP Programme Committee, Former Prime Minister of Finland|
|Prof. Jyrki Kangas, University of Eastern Finland|
|Dr. Taneli Kolström, Natural Resources Institute Finland|
|Dr. Natalia Lukina, Centre for Forest Ecology and Productivity of the Russian Academy of Sciences|
|Dr. Xiaoqian Chen, EFI|
|Mr. Timo Tahvanainen, Business Joensuu|