Kaj Portin has a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Helsinki University of Technology 1993 in Finland. Kaj has been working within different development and managerial positions in R&D in Wärtsilä since 1993.
Since 2000, he has been working with new development of gas engines and alternative fuels. He is currently working as General Manager, Research and Technology Programs heading the new technology development related to gas engines, alternative fuels, and flexible engine operation.
He is currently a member of the CIMAC work group for gas engines, EUgine work group, and involved in the standardisation process of LNG quality.