Stefan Henningsson

Senior Adviser, Climate Innovation, WWF International

Stefan leads the mapping of climate innovation activity levels in key countries for WWF as input to facilitative stakeholder dialogue between policy makers, investors and business. Focus is to enable faster growth of disruptive cleantech entrepreneurs with solutions taking us faster towards a circular, 100% renewable energy economy with energy access for all. Stefan leads work on assessing the positive climate & energy access value of early-stage innovation to inform strategic innovation portfolio priorities for partners. He also leads the annual honouring of outstanding, commerzialised technologies & business models in energy/resource efficiency, digitalisation, renewable energy, mobility, climate change mitigation and energy access in China, India, South Africa and the Nordic countries. Work is also directed towards matchmaking and addressing barriers that can make these solutions to grow faster. This work engages 30 partner organisations in the innovation ecosystem, 70 distinguished jury members and is communicated through the Climate Solver portal – Stefan also acts as Focal Point coordinating all WWF Sweden’s climate & energy related work on corporate, policy, investor and city engagement.