Executive Vice-President Sustainability, SINTEF

Nils Røkke is the Executive Vice-President Sustainability in SINTEF, the largest research institute in Norway with 2,000 employees. Mr Røkke is a Member of the management board of SINTEF and Chairman of EERA- the European Energy Research Alliance. Mr Røkke hols a PhD in combustion from NTH (NTNU). He served as Gas Turbine Design and Development Manager in Rolls Royce Marine before returning to SINTEF in 2002 as Vice-President Gas Technologies and Director of the Gas Technology Centre NTNU-SINTEF. Mr Røkke is also a Member of the European ZEP (zero emission power) Advisory Council, Co-chair of the Executive Committee of ZEP and member of the Divisional Board (Energy, Resources and Environment) of the Norwegian Research Council (RCN).