Chair of the Board for Denmark’s green think tank CONCITO, former Danish Minister for Environment and Minister for Climate and Energy, European Commissioner for Climate.
With two decades of experience in international and domestic executive policy making, Connie Hedegaard is today assuming several key positions in support of a low-carbon and green economy. Ms. Hedegaard is, among other positions, chair of the Board of KR Foundation, chair of OECD’s Round Table for Sustainable Development, chair of the Board for the green think tank, CONCITO, chair of the Board of Aarhus University, member of the Board of the European Climate Foundation, member of the Supervisory Board of Danfoss, member of the Supervisory Board of Nordex and member of the Sustainability Council of Volkswagen. Ms. Hedegaard was the European Commissioner for Climate Action from 2010 to 2014, during which she led the negotiations towards the adoption of the EU 2030 Climate and Energy Framework. As EU Commissioner, she was also responsible for the 2050 Roadmap for moving to a low carbon economy and represented the EU in the international climate negotiations.