Biographies for speakers and chairs

The biographies for each speaker and chair can be accessed here.




































Speaker in Plenary 2 New Global Threats and Possibilities. Jørgen Fenhann is a Senior Scientist at the UNEP Risoe Centre in Denmark at Risoe DTU. He has been working at Risoe for 34 years.

He has developed the CDM/JIPoAPipelines at, and now the NAMAPipeline at He has been working on LCDS/CDM capacity building in many developing countries in Africa, Latin America and Asia.

He was a Lead Author in the IPCC Special Report on Emission Scenarios and was a Lead Author of the energy supply chapter in the IPCC Fourth Assessment Report. He makes the background calculations for the UNEP Gap report, based on the inputs from the international teams.









































Conférencier at the Dinner Banquet at the Danish National Museum. Helle Porsdam is Professor of American Studies at the University of Copenhagen.

Member of the board, “Humanity in Action”, Denmark, since 2005. Carnegie Council Global Ethics Fellow, 2011-2014. She is a member of the Organizing Committee for AN OPEN WORLD.