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Dr. Björn STIGSON Chairman, Stigson & Partners AB, Saltsjö - Duvnäs; Special Advisor to the Director General/Chief Executive Officer, IIASA - International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Laxenburg


1969 began his career with the Kockums Group, then the world´s biggest shipyard
1971-1982 various positions, ESAB, the international supplier of equipment for welding
1983-1991 President and CEO, Fläkt Group, the world leader in environmental control technology. Following the acquisition of Fläkt by ABB, he became Executive Vice President and a member of ABB´s Executive Management Group.
1995-2011 he was President of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), a coalition of some 200 leading international corporations.
since 2010 visiting professor at the School of Business, Economics and Law at the University of Gothenburg


He is presently a member of the following boards/advisory councils: Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation, Siemens Sustainability Advisory Board, International Institute for Industrial Environmental Economics at Lund University, Advisory Council on Sustainable Development to the President of Catalonia and Chairman of the Board of the Centre for Sustainable Markets at the Stockholm School of Economics.
Bjorn Stigson also serves as senior advisor to the head of IIASA (International Institute for Applied systems Analysis), Vienna, and to the Royal Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA), Sweden.


Honorary Doctorates: Mälardalen University and Gothenburg University