The Arctic Contaminants Action Program (ACAP) working group made the transition from Russian to Finnish Chairmanship following the SAO meeting in Stockholm at the end of March.The new Chair of the working group is Mr. Jaakko Henttonen. Henttonen has a degree in Water and Sanitary Engineering and has held a variety of civil engineering positions in the past. He has also worked on environmental affairs and banking. Currently he works for the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) as the Manager of the Northern Dimension Environmental Partnership Support Fund. Mr. Henttonen has also worked with ACAP previously as the Chair of the Project Steering Group (PSG) for Obsolete Pesticides from 2003-2006.