ANDERS WIJKMAN is co-president of the Club of Rome, a global political think tank, chairman of Circular Sweden, and chairman of the Governing Board of Climate-KIC, the largest public-private partnership on innovation for low-carbon solutions in the EU. He is member of the Board of the Swedish Development Authority, the Int’l Advisory Board of SITRA (Finnish Innovation Fund), the Sustainability Advisory Council of DOW Chemicals and the International Resource Panel. Anders has a background in politics and is an established thought leader and opinion maker, in particular on transformative change and circular economy. Prior memberships include the European and Swedish parliament and the World Future Council. He is also the author of several books. Previously he was assistant secretary-general of the United Nations and policy director of UNDP.