Denmark leading the way in green transitions: An interview with Kristoffer Böttzauw, Director General, Danish Energy Agency

Kristoffer-Böttzauw
Kristoffer Böttzauw
Director General
By Danish Energy Agency | 26 September 2019

Mr Kristoffer Böttzauw of Danish Energy Agency, shares about Denmark’s journey towards its target of being a low-carbon society, independent of fossil fuels. He elaborates on Denmark’s industry-leading wind sector and the Danish government’s ambitious climate targets.

He also discusses how Denmark can be used as an example for green transition, and how the country forms partnerships with others to solve green challenges on an international level. What is Denmark doing to share their expertise in making a green transition? Watch the video to find out:


About Kristoffer Böttzauw, Director General, Danish Energy Agency

Kristoffer Böttzauw was appointed Director General of the Danish Energy Agency in June 2018. Since 2013, Kristoffer has worked in the Ministry of Energy, Utilities and Climate where he held the position as Deputy Director General of the Danish Energy Agency and most recently as Deputy Permanent Secretary in the ministry. Kristoffer has an extended experience within the areas of energy, utilities and climate.

Kristoffer began his career in the Ministry of Finance, followed by the Prime Minister’s Office and the Ministry of Interior and Health as Head of Department.

Kristoffer holds a Master’s Degree in Political Science from Aarhus University and a Master of Public Governance from Copenhagen Business School and the University of Copenhagen.

         

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