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Bjørn Lomborg is adjunct professor at the Copenhagen Business School. He is the organizer of the Copenhagen Consensus Center, which brings together some of the world's top economists, including 5 Nobel laureates, to set priorities for the world. Time magazine named Lomborg one of the world's 100 most influential people in 2004. In 2008 he was named "one of the 50 people who could save the planet" by the UK Guardian; "one of the top 100 public intellectuals" by Foreign Policy and Prospect magazine; and "one of the world's 75 most influential people of the 21st century" by Esquire.
From 2002 to 2004 Lomborg was director of Denmark's national Environmental Assessment Institute. In 2004 he organized the "Copenhagen Consensus" which brought together some of the world's top economists. Here they prioritized the best opportunities to the world's big challenges, essentially answering the question: If we want to do good where should we start? In 2006 he assembled a number of top UN ambassadors, including representatives from China, India and the UN, representing about half the world’s population. They also answered the question, and came out with a similar ranking, the first of its kind for the UN.
In his highly informative and well researched presentations Bjørn challenges widely held beliefs and addresses the most serious challenges facing the world today. He systematically examines today’s most important global crises issues and offers sustainable solutions. His message is as simple as it is important. Bjørn has been able to establish and vitalise an exhaustive knowledge on economic prioritisations. He is available for conferences, keynote speeches and panel discussions.
Having spoken around the globe, Bjørn’s presentations are filled with a host of real life examples as well as important and useful information delivered in an easily digested formula making him a highly sought after and prized speaker.
Bjørn presents in English or Danish.
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