About the speaker
Mette Vågnes Eriksen is the Secretary-General of the Norwegian Polytechnic Society, with more than 2000 members and 15 professional networks across disciplines and sectors. Her objective is to stimulate the growth of people, profits and the planet in partnerships where technology meets sustainability. She is an experienced leader and economist with strategic and operational experience from the DNV GL, REC, Statkraft and SWECO. Eriksen is Director of the Programme Board of CLIMIT, Director of the Board of ZERO, Member of the Jury of the Norwegian Tech Awards and she has served as Director of the Board of PV Cycle. She has also represented companies in sustainability forums like World Business Council for Sustainable Development, European Photovoltaic Industry Association, Eurelectric as well as the NHO Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise. Eriksen has been a mentor in corporate programs and also enjoys reverse mentoring. She holds a M. Economics from the University of Oslo as well as the Global Leadership Program and Leading Digital Transformation from INSEAD Executive education.