Global Opportunity Panel: Oslo, 5 June, 2015

The Global Opportunity Panel in Oslo on June 5th 2015 gathered 33 innovative and creative people for a fast-paced 4-hour workshop.

The starting point for the discussion was five specific global risks:

These risk represent a pressure on societies to start wide ranging changes in many areas from the way we transport ourselves to the diets we eat. The panel provided insights and inspiration on how we can design these changes wisely creating opportunities for long term benefits for society and business both.

The material produced at the workshop is part of the basis of the Global Opportunity Report 2016.

The panel took place June 5, 2015, from 9.00 am – 1.00 pm at DNV GL Headquarters, Store Møtesal, Høvik. (Google map)

The Oslo Panel participants

The participants are selected on the basis of their background, their work with sustainability, and other relevant areas. They are mixed across the public, private, and non-governmental sector, as this is the way we believe we create synergy and sustainable solutions.

Name Position Organisation
Chester Cunningham Managing director Xynteo
Jon Edvard Sundnes MD Tschudi Shipping
Sigridur Thormodsdottir Head of Biobased Industries Division Sustainability in Innovation Norway
Per Espen Stoknes Senior lecturer, author BI
Anne Raudaskoski Co-founder Ethica
John E. Hermansen Professor NTNU
Line Magnussen Sustainability Consultant Sopra Steria
Cilia Holmes Indahl Sustainability Consultant KPMG
Jenny Skagestad Advisor Zero Emission Ressource Organisation
Gøril Andreassen Policy advisor Regnskogfondet
Thorsten Heller Founder and CEO Greenbird
Nina Jensen Generalsekretær WWF Norge
Arild Hermstad CEO Framtiden i våre hender
Steffen Kallbekken Research leader CICERO
Erlend A. T. Hermansen Researcher CICERO/UiO
Svein Erik Figved Rådgiver WWF
Jan-Olaf Willums Chairman Inspire Invest
Svend Soyland Senior Adviser Nordic Energy Research, Nordic Council of Ministers
Stig Grimsgaard Andersen Managing Partner Holmen Industri
Saya Snow Kitasei Project Manager Xyntéo
Thomas Mørch Head Of Business Development Norsk Gjenvinning
Ingrid Stange Founder & CEO PF Change
C. Will Zhang President SoL China
Bjørn Utgård Owner / Founding Partner Utgard AS / Escoia SA
Per Melchior Koch spesialist på innovasjonspolitikk Innovasjon Norge
Nina Witoszek Research Director Centre for Development and the Environment at Oslo University
Marianne von Krogh Leder for IFU/OFU Innovasjon Norge
Lin Marie Holvik Rector Hordaland fylkeskommune
Truls Berg CEO & Founding Partner Digital Insight
Serine Jonassen Vicechair Unge Høyre
Anna Kirah Chief Experience Officer Making Waves
Duncan M Park IP Manager Leogriff
Mette Husemoen Managing Partner NEX – NorgeKina Exchange AS

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