John Rune Nielsen
CEO of NILU, the Norwegian Institute for Air Research
As CEO for NILU John Rune is heading a highly qualified research institute with a leading competence profile within atmospheric composition, air quality, environmental contaminants and health effects, and indoor environment. The aim of NILU is that through research, services, innovation and enabling technologies, contribute to sustainable solutions on grand challenges.
John Rune has in his previous career been in Chief Research and Business Development Officer at RISE the Research Institutes of Sweden, and led for many years the Energy department comprising energy, HVAC, indoor environment and acoustics. He has a PhD in Energy technology and MSc in HVAC from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology.
John Rune is a firm believer in further developing creative environments to ensure that the focus is on the scope and solving the climatic and environmental challenges.