Anders Wijkman, Honorary President, Club of Rome & Chair, EIT Climate-KIC Governing Board

Anders Wijkman is Honorary President of the global thinktank Club of Rome, Chairman of the Advisory Committee on the Swedish Climate Research Program, and Member of the Board of the Swedish Development Authority (SIDA). Anders Wijkman is also Chairman of the Governing Board of Association Climate-KIC, Europe’s largest public-private partnership on innovation for low-carbon solutions in the EU. Anders Wijkman is also Member of the Swedish Royal Academy of Sciences, the World Future Council and the International Resource Panel and Chairman of Circular Sweden, a Platform for producers, retailers and recycling companies to advance the circular economy. During his career, Mr Wijkman has served as a Member of the European Parliament and the Swedish Parliament, as Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations and Policy Director of UNDP, as Secretary General of the Swedish Red Cross and as Director General of the Swedish Agency for Research Cooperation with Developing Countries (SAREC).