Dr Sanderson has more than 3 decades of experience in the area of environmental science and sustainability. He is leading the AU Climate Service Center engaging with companies, municipalities and organization to help them reduce their CO2 emissions. He is also AU’s Climate Pact Ambassador to the EU Commission as well as the National expert to the EU Commission regarding cluster six on farm to fork and the environment under the Horizon Europe funding programme. He has published more than 100 peer-reviewed publications and is one of Europe’s leading climate service and climate risk researchers. He can contribute to:
Based on many years of experience with facilitating collaboration between companies and students, I am a specialist within challenges and case competitions. I have headed Aarhus University’s largest cross disciplinary case competition for five years and can provide counseling within ideation, case solving method, case presentation and communication. I can also guide you in understanding and working with the problem statement, help you plan your case solving process and give you advice on how you could best collaborate and divide roles and tasks in your teams. Furthermore I can guide you towards relevant networks, which could be helpful in qualifying your solutions. I can provide counseling on:
As a program lead for citizen climate action in the Municipality in Aarhus (Department for Culture and Citizen Services), I engage and empower citizens, cultural life and civil society to be a part of the green transition. Our program provides people with climate knowledge and tools, supports green action through communities and involves citizens in climate democracy through eg Climate Citizen Assemblies. I have 15+ years of human-centered design and innovation experience that I use to design and test new experiences, solutions and strategies based on our target groups’ needs and motivations. I can contribute with insights on:
With more than 15 years of generalist experience from the Mayor’s Department in the City of Aarhus I have a useful overview of relevant actors in Aarhus. I am well connected and will be able to support with general insights and suggestions for further experts relevant for solving the challenge in the case competition. My core competencies lie within the field of strategic development of the educational sector and the labor market.
In my capacity as sustainability consultant (Mayor’s Department, The City of Aarhus) I am working with climate and sustainability related issues. A special focus in my work is the facilitation of partnerships and collaboration between public organizations and private enterprises. Also I have a research background within the agro-food field. Thus I also work with various activities related to the food system and the associated value chains in Aarhus Municipality.
I work with supporting the cross-sectoral cooperation on implementing and developing the Climate Action Plan across the municipal departments and the city’s stakeholders. I'm engaged in developing and supporting strategic opportunities and creating synergies for the city’s EU projects and initiatives related to climate and smart city-solutions, and can contribute with insights on: