Kaj Embrén is a Swedish sustainable development expert with more than 30 years working in the field, and is currently based in London. He has extensive knowledge of and experience in collaborating with public, private and social sector institutions across Scandinavia, Europe and globally.
Most recently, he was the project leader for an important Nordic Mayoral initiative focused on the most recent UN Climate Summit (COP 21) in Paris in 2015. As part of that work, he coordinated multiple organisations – including Mayors and municipal administrations from a wide range of countries, the Club of Rome, The Association of the Nordics, Global Utmaning, Kairos Future, the Southpole Group, Stockholm Environment Institute and WWF Sweden, amongst others – to develop and present a united urban climate programme and call to action to the assembled world leaders.
Since last April, he has been a Senior Advisor in the South Pool Group, working on projects to implement the COP 21 targets in cities and the finance sector.