JOHAN ROCKSTRÖM is director of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research and co-founder and professor at the Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm University. Johan led the team behind the renowned Planetary Boundaries research, highlighting the human impact on global environmental change.

An internationally recognized scientist on global sustainability, he advises several governments, international policy processes, and business networks. Johan is a regular contributor to the World Economic Forum, The Guardian and the New York Times, and previously worked as executive director of the Stockholm Environment Institute. Johan is recognized as one of the most influential people in Sweden on environmental issues.