November 9, Glasgow, Stockholm, Washington DC, Nairobi, Online

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November 9, Glasgow, Stockholm, Washington DC, Nairobi, Online

Circular Electronics

COP26 Backdoor

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We Don't Have Time
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November 9, Glasgow, Stockholm, Washington DC, Nairobi, Online

Circular Electronics

COP26 Backdoor

We Don't Have Time
Prime Computer

Circular Electronics

Welcome to day nine of our daily broadcasts from the negotiations floor at the UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, Scotland. We bring COP26 to you – live from Glasgow and our hubs in Nairobi, Washington DC and Stockholm.

Listen to top speakers like Sacha Ghiglione from Prime Computer AB, Ingmar Rentzhog, Founder & CEO of We Don't Have Time, and Claire Shrewsbury, Director of Insights & Innovation at WRAP. You will also hear about the challenger, meet the players who, moving ahead of their competition, lead the way through bold climate action.

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GlasgowStockholmWashington DCNairobi

This broadcast is part of the COP26 Backdoor. Full day-by-day program:

November 1November 2November 3November 4November 5November 6November 7November 8November 9November 10November 11November 12

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Program highlights

All times in Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). Find your local timezone.
Broadcast starts at 19:15 GMT (Glasgow), 20:15 CET (Stockholm), 14:15 EST (Washington DC), 22:15 EAT (Nairobi)

19:15 GMT — Introduction: Circular Electronics

Daily COP26 briefing — what is going on in Glasgow and the negotiations with interaction from our Hubs in Stockholm, Nairobi, Washington D.C and online audience.

  • Sacha Ghiglione, CEO & Boardmember of Prime Computer
  • Ingmar Rentzhog, CEO and founder of We Don't Have Time
  • Claire Shrewsbury, Director, Insights and Innovation of WRAP
  • United Nations Development Programme: Messages to our world leaders

19:55 GMT — The Challenge

  • Wolfgang Lehmachar, Director, Thought leader & Former Head of Supply Chain and Transport Industries at World Economic Forum.
  • Robert O’Mahony, Head of Sustainability – Global Operations, Logitech
  • Claire Shrewsbury, Director, Insights and Innovation of WRAP
  • Christophe Lintz, Director IT, European Patent Office

20:35 GMT — Transformers

Meeting the Paris Agreement goals requires a seismic transformation in all sectors of society. In fact, established businesses have no choice if they want to stay in the game — meet players who, moving ahead of their competition, lead the way through bold climate action.

  • Martin Backman, CEO of Foxway
  • Ove Lidström, Head of Business Development & Innovation of Foxway
  • Mats Pellbäck Scharp, Head of Sustainability, Ericsson
  • Andrew Murray, Senior Environment Manager, Vodafone
  • Andres de Leon, CEO, Hyperloop TT

21:10 GMT — The solutions

  • Sacha Ghiglione, CEO & Boardmember of Prime Computer.
  • Joost de Kluijver, Founder & CEO of Closing the Loop
  • Andrew Gormasall, Chairman N2S
  • Martin Willers, Co-founder & CEO, Transparent

22:00 GMT — Summary & End Of Broadcast

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Hosts and co-presenters

Catarina Rolfsdotter-Jansson

 (
SE
)
Host, We Don't Have Time

Hosting this broadcast is Catarina Rolfsdotter-Jansson, an expert moderator, lecturer, and devoted workshop-leader in facilitating sustainable development. Catarina moderates for the EU Commission, the Swedish Government, corporations, local municipalities, and universities. She lectures based on the UN Sustainable Global Development Goals internationally and has TV-skills from her background as a television program host at SVT, Swedish Public Television. She is also content director at A Sustainable Tomorrow and chairwoman of the independent think tank Global Utmaning (Global Challenge).

Nick Nuttall

 (
UK
)
Host, Strategic Communications Director, We Don't Have Time

Hailing from the North of England, Nick supports We Don't Have Time with a focus on international strategic communications and advice. Nick graduated from the University of St Andrews, Scotland, with a Bachelor of Science. Previously with the Times Newspaper London, the U.N. Environment and the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change, Nick was the Director of Communications and Spokesperson for the Paris Agreement of 2015. More recently, he has served as the Director of Communications for the Global Climate Action Summit that took place in San Francisco in September 2018 and as the International Strategic Communications Director for the 50th anniversary of Earth Day in 2020. A passionate fan of English football team Burnley, Nick is also often seen warbling backing vocals at concerts for the German pop singer/songwriter Bernadette La Hengst.

https://www.earthday.org

Dr. Sweta Chakraborty

 (
US
)
Risk and behavioral scientist, President, US Operations We Don't Have Time

Dr. Sweta Chakraborty is a risk and behavioral scientist. She is recognized as an expert communicator who helps household decision-makers better understand existing and emerging risks to be better prepared to thrive on a rapidly changing planet. From climate change, food and water insecurity and scarcity, social strife, over-population, and pandemics, Dr. Chakraborty is the go-to person to learn the truth about, implications of, and the solutions to the risks that threaten human security and well-being. Sweta is a board member and President, US Operations for We Don´t Have Time.

http://swetachakraborty.com

Anita Soina

 (
KE
)
Environmental Warrior, Founder SpiceWarriors

Anita Soina is a 21 year old Kenyan environmental Warrior and Climate Activist. 2021 TedX Speaker, Founder of SpiceWarriors Environmental Organization and Author of “The Green War” book. She’s also a sustainability digital influencer.

Dr Robert Ndungu Josphine

 (
KE
)
Veterinarian & Research scientist (Infectious Diseases)

Dr. Robert is veterinarian and infectious disease researcher motivated by the need to build resilient community driven - public health systems and solutions to tackle threats to human health and food security. I hold a Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine from University of Nairobi (2013) and MSc in Immunology of Infectious Diseases from London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (2016). I also have extensive experience in social justice advocacy and community centred public health interventions with a focus on marginalized communities including LGBTI persons, people living with disabilities and rural marginalized communities. My current interest is in exploring how climate change influences human and animal health and applying community driven One Health models to build public health resilience and adaptation to climate change.

Christina Carlmark

 (
SE
)
Volunteer Regional Coordinator, Climate Reality Europe - Team Nordics

Christina has been working with sustainability in the business community since the late 1990’s, most recently in her role as Senior Sustainability Specialist at Telia. She has a background from Stockholm School of Economics, and she connects the climate crisis as well as biodiversity loss to business strategy. Throughout her career, she has been working with IT and digitalization, and she sees these technologies as key enablers in building sustainable societies. Christina is a Climate Reality Leader, trained by Al Gore, and from May 2021 she holds the position as Regional Co-Ordinator for Climate Reality in the Nordics. Christina is an appreciated communicator, and she has delivered 75+ climate presentations in the business community.

Selected speakers

Sacha Ghiglione

 (
FR
)
CEO & Boardmember of Prime Computer

Sacha is CEO and Member of the Board of Directors of the Swiss climate neutral, green IT manufacturer Prime Computer. As trusted Advisory Board Member he provides Start-Ups with knowledge, understanding and strategic thinking of the industry or management of specific cases. Envisioning to motivate people to think and act in a more sustainable way towards our home, Earth, Sacha contributes in his role as Board Member of the European Technology Chamber & the Climate Action Commission, his valuable know-how to foster awareness and supporting the use of European technology to reach the sustainability goals (SDGs) of the UN around the world and reduce emissions that contribute to Climate Change.

Ingmar Rentzhog

 (
SE
)
CEO and founder of We Don't Have Time

Official “eco-warrior” according to The Sun and “Mark ZuckerVert” according to FranceTV2, Ingmar is serial entrepreneur and nominated for a DI Gasell Award, Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of The Year, Veckans Affärer Supertalent, Sweden’s Environmental Influencer 2018, and International Gamechanger of the Year. He’s a member of Al Gore’s Climate Reality and European Climate Policy Task Force.

http://www.wedonthavetime.org

Martin Willers

 (
SE
)
Co-founder & CEO, Transparent

Martin leads the early stage, high growth, Stockholm based consumer electronics brand Transparent with the vision to be the first circular tech brand. Martin previously co-founded the product design consultancy People People that was acquired by EY Doberman in 2018. Martin has been the editor in chief of the Swedish product sustainability guide and served as thought leader for Kickstarter in New York where he helped shape their Environmental Resources and guides for crowdfunding projects that's implemented over thousands of design and tech projects yearly.

Andrew Gomarsall

 (
UK
)
Executive Chairman, N2S

Husband, Father, Executive Chairman @n2sltd, Director Bisocope 3 Ltd, Rugby World Cup Winner, MBE, Trustee & supporter of charities, including SOHK & Wooden Spoon & digital poverty. Passionate environmentalist & strong advocate for a true net zero sharing & driving positive actions in the metals sector with technology, for a green circular economy. Impassioned UK Government business climate hub member for SME’s.

Claire Shrewsbury

 (
UK
)
Director, Insights and Innovation, WRAP UK

Claire is Director of Insights & Innovation at WRAP, in which role she is responsible for WRAP’s policy and insights work, technical support for local authorities and grant management across the UK. The teams support Defra in its implementation of the Resources & Waste Strategy and similar support programmes for the devolved governments in Wales and Northern Ireland. Claire joined WRAP in 2008 and was previously a consultant with AEA Technology.

Wolfgang Lehmacher

 (
DE
)
Advisor Topan AG Switzerland

Wolfgang Lehmacher is an advisor at Topan AG, Switzerland. The supply chain expert with a passion for sustainability, innovation and people is partnering with individuals and organizations worldwide to drive positive change. Formerly, Director, Head of Supply Chain and Transport Industries at the World Economic Forum, in Geneva and New York, Partner and Managing Director China and India at strategy firm CVA, President & CEO GeoPost Intercontinental at France’s La Poste, and Head of the Eastern European and Mediterranean Regions and Country General Manager Switzerland at TNT. He is founding Member of the Logistikweisen, an expert committee under the patronage of the German Federal Ministry BMVI, and the think tank NEXST in Singapore. The business book author and FT, Forbes, Fortune, BI and Nikkei contributor is also Host of the Supply Chain Innovation Network, Board Member of The Logistics and Supply Chain Management Society, Singapore, and Ambassador European Freight and Logics Leaders Forum, Brussels.

Martin Backman

 (
SE
)
CEO, Foxway

Martin is an experienced CEO passionate about strong business development with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and service industry. Foxway's vision is to make digital life easy. We strive to be the top leading company in Europe for sustainable IT services and recycling. Our way is about changing and leading the development of a sustainable digital society.

Robert O'Mahony

 (
IE
)
Head of Sustainability, Logitech

Robert currently leads Logitech’s Global Sustainability function, with responsibility for driving Logitech’s “Pervasive Sustainability” commitment to deliver on the company's ambition to help Sustainability become “..a mindful principle infused into everything we do at Logitech”. Over the past decade, Robert has overseen this transformation by building and fostering a team with capability, drive and ambition who are delivering on this broader vision. Robert advocates for a science-based approach to transformation and sees Logitech committed to climate action efforts focused on 3R’s - Reduce, Renew and Restore

Ove Lidström

 (
SE
)
Head of Business Development & Innovation, Foxway

Ove Lidström for the role of responsible for business development and the development of new innovative offers for the Nordic market. Ove has a solid experience of leading roles in the IT- and telecom industry and comes most recently from Apple, where he has been Sales Manager for many years and thus an important part of the Swedish organisation’s success.

Andrew Murray

 (
UK
)
Senior Environment Manager - Sustainable Business

Andy Murray manages the development and delivery of the Planet pillar of Vodafone’s Purpose strategy, siting within Vodafone Group’s Sustainable Business Team. He focuses on climate innovation, environment and circularity. Driving the delivery of and reporting on the programmes to meet Vodafone’s global transformation goals: science based 2040 net zero targets, carbon accounting, circular economy approach and how Vodafone's connectivity services can be an enabler of positive environmental change. He’s an keen runner, passionate about environmental issues and evidence based, positive solutions for change.

Mats Pellbäck Scharp

 (
SE
)
Head of Sustainability, Ericsson

Mats is Head of Sustainability at Ericsson with responsibility for climate action, circular economy, energy performance and triple bottom line impact of products, services and company operations. Taking this role after restructuring the Health & Safety organization in the company. During mats leadership the company has set targets that are accepted to be on a 1.5°C by the Science Based Target initiative. Mats has initiated and participated in various research projects e.g. as a member of the steering group for the Exponential Climate Action Roadmap report as well as the ICT & SDGs Report with Columbia University on how information technology has the potential to accelerate halving of global carbon emissions as well as reaching the Sustainable Development Goals. Before rejoining Ericsson, among several other leading roles e.g. Head of Sustainability at Sony Ericsson launching the Green Heart brand for mobile phones and accessories.

Christophe Lintz

 (
FR
)
Director IT – CIO Senior adviser, European Patent Office

Christophe Lintz joined the European Patent Office (EPO) as a patent examiner in 1984, directly after his degree in MSc Mechanical Engineering. He was involved in the development of the first series of search and documentation tools for the examiners and for external users which are for some of them still in use such as Espacenet. He holds Director positions in various business areas and is currently Director IT with the role of CIO Senior Adviser. Christophe is leading the Information and Communication Technology sustainability project of the EPO since he is convinced that we have all to take action to reduce our (digital) carbon footprint. This project contributes to making the EPO carbon neutral by 2030.

Andres de Leon

 (
ES
)
CEO, HyperloopTT

Known globally for his focused management style and creation or growth-oriented businesses within the infrastructure construction and alternative energy sectors, Andres de Leon was appointed to the role of Chief Executive Officer in 2019. Previously, Andres had served as Chief Operations Officer for HyperloopTT for three years. Andres brings 30 years of international experience as a senior executive in manufacturing, finance management, private/public business negotiation, and tax and audit supervision to HyperloopTT. Andres has initiated and executed corporate affairs in Spain, Belgium, Portugal, France, Italy, Mexico, Chile, and the United States. While receiving a degree in law and his MBA from one of the world’s top business universities, IE Business School, Andres worked in the financial department and became Deputy Financial Director of Terratest Construction in Spain where he oversaw the construction of major construction projects around the world. Later he became General Manager of a multinational industrial group, specializing in the manufacturing of alternative energy products on a global scale.

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Hosts and co-presenters

Catarina Rolfsdotter-Jansson

 (
SE
)
Host, We Don't Have Time

Hosting this broadcast is Catarina Rolfsdotter-Jansson, an expert moderator, lecturer, and devoted workshop-leader in facilitating sustainable development. Catarina moderates for the EU Commission, the Swedish Government, corporations, local municipalities, and universities. She lectures based on the UN Sustainable Global Development Goals internationally and has TV-skills from her background as a television program host at SVT, Swedish Public Television. She is also content director at A Sustainable Tomorrow and chairwoman of the independent think tank Global Utmaning (Global Challenge).

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Nick Nuttall

 (
UK
)
Host, Strategic Communications Director, We Don't Have Time

Hailing from the North of England, Nick supports We Don't Have Time with a focus on international strategic communications and advice. Nick graduated from the University of St Andrews, Scotland, with a Bachelor of Science. Previously with the Times Newspaper London, the U.N. Environment and the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change, Nick was the Director of Communications and Spokesperson for the Paris Agreement of 2015. More recently, he has served as the Director of Communications for the Global Climate Action Summit that took place in San Francisco in September 2018 and as the International Strategic Communications Director for the 50th anniversary of Earth Day in 2020. A passionate fan of English football team Burnley, Nick is also often seen warbling backing vocals at concerts for the German pop singer/songwriter Bernadette La Hengst.

https://www.earthday.orgRead less
Read more

Dr. Sweta Chakraborty

 (
US
)
Risk and behavioral scientist, President, US Operations We Don't Have Time

Dr. Sweta Chakraborty is a risk and behavioral scientist. She is recognized as an expert communicator who helps household decision-makers better understand existing and emerging risks to be better prepared to thrive on a rapidly changing planet. From climate change, food and water insecurity and scarcity, social strife, over-population, and pandemics, Dr. Chakraborty is the go-to person to learn the truth about, implications of, and the solutions to the risks that threaten human security and well-being. Sweta is a board member and President, US Operations for We Don´t Have Time.

http://swetachakraborty.comRead less
Read more

Anita Soina

 (
KE
)
Environmental Warrior, Founder SpiceWarriors

Anita Soina is a 21 year old Kenyan environmental Warrior and Climate Activist. 2021 TedX Speaker, Founder of SpiceWarriors Environmental Organization and Author of “The Green War” book. She’s also a sustainability digital influencer.

Read less
Read more

Dr Robert Ndungu Josphine

 (
KE
)
Veterinarian & Research scientist (Infectious Diseases)

Dr. Robert is veterinarian and infectious disease researcher motivated by the need to build resilient community driven - public health systems and solutions to tackle threats to human health and food security. I hold a Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine from University of Nairobi (2013) and MSc in Immunology of Infectious Diseases from London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (2016). I also have extensive experience in social justice advocacy and community centred public health interventions with a focus on marginalized communities including LGBTI persons, people living with disabilities and rural marginalized communities. My current interest is in exploring how climate change influences human and animal health and applying community driven One Health models to build public health resilience and adaptation to climate change.

Read less
Read more

Christina Carlmark

 (
SE
)
Volunteer Regional Coordinator, Climate Reality Europe - Team Nordics

Christina has been working with sustainability in the business community since the late 1990’s, most recently in her role as Senior Sustainability Specialist at Telia. She has a background from Stockholm School of Economics, and she connects the climate crisis as well as biodiversity loss to business strategy. Throughout her career, she has been working with IT and digitalization, and she sees these technologies as key enablers in building sustainable societies. Christina is a Climate Reality Leader, trained by Al Gore, and from May 2021 she holds the position as Regional Co-Ordinator for Climate Reality in the Nordics. Christina is an appreciated communicator, and she has delivered 75+ climate presentations in the business community.

Read less
Read more

Selected speakers

Sacha Ghiglione

 (
FR
)
CEO & Boardmember of Prime Computer

Sacha is CEO and Member of the Board of Directors of the Swiss climate neutral, green IT manufacturer Prime Computer. As trusted Advisory Board Member he provides Start-Ups with knowledge, understanding and strategic thinking of the industry or management of specific cases. Envisioning to motivate people to think and act in a more sustainable way towards our home, Earth, Sacha contributes in his role as Board Member of the European Technology Chamber & the Climate Action Commission, his valuable know-how to foster awareness and supporting the use of European technology to reach the sustainability goals (SDGs) of the UN around the world and reduce emissions that contribute to Climate Change.

Read less
Read more

Ingmar Rentzhog

 (
SE
)
CEO and founder of We Don't Have Time

Official “eco-warrior” according to The Sun and “Mark ZuckerVert” according to FranceTV2, Ingmar is serial entrepreneur and nominated for a DI Gasell Award, Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of The Year, Veckans Affärer Supertalent, Sweden’s Environmental Influencer 2018, and International Gamechanger of the Year. He’s a member of Al Gore’s Climate Reality and European Climate Policy Task Force.

http://www.wedonthavetime.orgRead less
Read more

Martin Willers

 (
SE
)
Co-founder & CEO, Transparent

Martin leads the early stage, high growth, Stockholm based consumer electronics brand Transparent with the vision to be the first circular tech brand. Martin previously co-founded the product design consultancy People People that was acquired by EY Doberman in 2018. Martin has been the editor in chief of the Swedish product sustainability guide and served as thought leader for Kickstarter in New York where he helped shape their Environmental Resources and guides for crowdfunding projects that's implemented over thousands of design and tech projects yearly.

Read less
Read more

Andrew Gomarsall

 (
UK
)
Executive Chairman, N2S

Husband, Father, Executive Chairman @n2sltd, Director Bisocope 3 Ltd, Rugby World Cup Winner, MBE, Trustee & supporter of charities, including SOHK & Wooden Spoon & digital poverty. Passionate environmentalist & strong advocate for a true net zero sharing & driving positive actions in the metals sector with technology, for a green circular economy. Impassioned UK Government business climate hub member for SME’s.

Read less
Read more

Claire Shrewsbury

 (
UK
)
Director, Insights and Innovation, WRAP UK

Claire is Director of Insights & Innovation at WRAP, in which role she is responsible for WRAP’s policy and insights work, technical support for local authorities and grant management across the UK. The teams support Defra in its implementation of the Resources & Waste Strategy and similar support programmes for the devolved governments in Wales and Northern Ireland. Claire joined WRAP in 2008 and was previously a consultant with AEA Technology.

Read less
Read more

Wolfgang Lehmacher

 (
DE
)
Advisor Topan AG Switzerland

Wolfgang Lehmacher is an advisor at Topan AG, Switzerland. The supply chain expert with a passion for sustainability, innovation and people is partnering with individuals and organizations worldwide to drive positive change. Formerly, Director, Head of Supply Chain and Transport Industries at the World Economic Forum, in Geneva and New York, Partner and Managing Director China and India at strategy firm CVA, President & CEO GeoPost Intercontinental at France’s La Poste, and Head of the Eastern European and Mediterranean Regions and Country General Manager Switzerland at TNT. He is founding Member of the Logistikweisen, an expert committee under the patronage of the German Federal Ministry BMVI, and the think tank NEXST in Singapore. The business book author and FT, Forbes, Fortune, BI and Nikkei contributor is also Host of the Supply Chain Innovation Network, Board Member of The Logistics and Supply Chain Management Society, Singapore, and Ambassador European Freight and Logics Leaders Forum, Brussels.

Read less
Read more

Martin Backman

 (
SE
)
CEO, Foxway

Martin is an experienced CEO passionate about strong business development with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and service industry. Foxway's vision is to make digital life easy. We strive to be the top leading company in Europe for sustainable IT services and recycling. Our way is about changing and leading the development of a sustainable digital society.

Read less
Read more

Robert O'Mahony

 (
IE
)
Head of Sustainability, Logitech

Robert currently leads Logitech’s Global Sustainability function, with responsibility for driving Logitech’s “Pervasive Sustainability” commitment to deliver on the company's ambition to help Sustainability become “..a mindful principle infused into everything we do at Logitech”. Over the past decade, Robert has overseen this transformation by building and fostering a team with capability, drive and ambition who are delivering on this broader vision. Robert advocates for a science-based approach to transformation and sees Logitech committed to climate action efforts focused on 3R’s - Reduce, Renew and Restore

Read less
Read more

Ove Lidström

 (
SE
)
Head of Business Development & Innovation, Foxway

Ove Lidström for the role of responsible for business development and the development of new innovative offers for the Nordic market. Ove has a solid experience of leading roles in the IT- and telecom industry and comes most recently from Apple, where he has been Sales Manager for many years and thus an important part of the Swedish organisation’s success.

Read less
Read more

Andrew Murray

 (
UK
)
Senior Environment Manager - Sustainable Business

Andy Murray manages the development and delivery of the Planet pillar of Vodafone’s Purpose strategy, siting within Vodafone Group’s Sustainable Business Team. He focuses on climate innovation, environment and circularity. Driving the delivery of and reporting on the programmes to meet Vodafone’s global transformation goals: science based 2040 net zero targets, carbon accounting, circular economy approach and how Vodafone's connectivity services can be an enabler of positive environmental change. He’s an keen runner, passionate about environmental issues and evidence based, positive solutions for change.

Read less
Read more

Mats Pellbäck Scharp

 (
SE
)
Head of Sustainability, Ericsson

Mats is Head of Sustainability at Ericsson with responsibility for climate action, circular economy, energy performance and triple bottom line impact of products, services and company operations. Taking this role after restructuring the Health & Safety organization in the company. During mats leadership the company has set targets that are accepted to be on a 1.5°C by the Science Based Target initiative. Mats has initiated and participated in various research projects e.g. as a member of the steering group for the Exponential Climate Action Roadmap report as well as the ICT & SDGs Report with Columbia University on how information technology has the potential to accelerate halving of global carbon emissions as well as reaching the Sustainable Development Goals. Before rejoining Ericsson, among several other leading roles e.g. Head of Sustainability at Sony Ericsson launching the Green Heart brand for mobile phones and accessories.

Read less
Read more

Christophe Lintz

 (
FR
)
Director IT – CIO Senior adviser, European Patent Office

Christophe Lintz joined the European Patent Office (EPO) as a patent examiner in 1984, directly after his degree in MSc Mechanical Engineering. He was involved in the development of the first series of search and documentation tools for the examiners and for external users which are for some of them still in use such as Espacenet. He holds Director positions in various business areas and is currently Director IT with the role of CIO Senior Adviser. Christophe is leading the Information and Communication Technology sustainability project of the EPO since he is convinced that we have all to take action to reduce our (digital) carbon footprint. This project contributes to making the EPO carbon neutral by 2030.

Read less
Read more

Andres de Leon

 (
ES
)
CEO, HyperloopTT

Known globally for his focused management style and creation or growth-oriented businesses within the infrastructure construction and alternative energy sectors, Andres de Leon was appointed to the role of Chief Executive Officer in 2019. Previously, Andres had served as Chief Operations Officer for HyperloopTT for three years. Andres brings 30 years of international experience as a senior executive in manufacturing, finance management, private/public business negotiation, and tax and audit supervision to HyperloopTT. Andres has initiated and executed corporate affairs in Spain, Belgium, Portugal, France, Italy, Mexico, Chile, and the United States. While receiving a degree in law and his MBA from one of the world’s top business universities, IE Business School, Andres worked in the financial department and became Deputy Financial Director of Terratest Construction in Spain where he oversaw the construction of major construction projects around the world. Later he became General Manager of a multinational industrial group, specializing in the manufacturing of alternative energy products on a global scale.

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