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CURRICULUM VITAE

 

Name: Leif Sønderberg Petersen

 

Nationality: Danish

 

Profession: MSc, Science Journalist

 

Position: Senior Executive Sustainable Energy Officer, DTU Office for Innovation and Sector Services

 

Education: Masters’ degree in biochemistry from University of Copenhagen, 1976.

Thesis in Natural Science Didactics, Aarhus University, Department of Education

(DPU), 1976.

 

EXPERIENCE

 

2016 - present: Senior Executive Sustainable Energy Officer, DTU Office for Innovation and

Sector Services

2012 - present: Secretary-General, World Energy Council – Denmark

2012 - 2016: Senior Executive Officer, international outreach and communication, DTU National

Laboratory for Sustainable Energy

2005 – 2011: Chief Consultant, international outreach and communication, Risø National

Laboratory for Sustainable Energy

1988 – 2005: Head of Communication, Risø National Laboratory for Sustainable Energy

1986 – 1988: Head of Communication Department, Danish Veterinary and Food Administration

1981 – 1986: Communication officer, Danish Veterinary and Food Administration

1980 - 1981: Secretary, the Danish Public Organisation for Sustainable Energy

1977 – 1980: Postgraduate fellow, Aarhus University, Department of Education (DPU).

(Development of teaching resources in the biogeochemical carbon cycle and

environmental chemistry)

1970 – 1977: Teacher, Danish School of Education and Jonstrup college of education

 

AREAS OF WORK

Editor of the DTU International Energy report series.

Member of the Local Organising Committee for DTU International Energy conferences 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011 and 2013.

Subjects for my current work: National and international outreach and communication within sustainable energy systems, future prospects for new and renewable energy technologies, energy scenarios, climate change issues and global perspectives.

 

POSITIONS OF TRUST

 

Reviewer, IPCC Special Report on Renewable Energy Sources and Climate Change Mitigation (SRREN), 2011

External examiner in communication science, Roskilde University and University of Copenhagen

Member of the Board, Danish Science Journalist’s Association (1995 – 1998)

Member of the Board, European Union of Science Journalists' Associations (1995

– 1998)

Kontakt

Leif Sønderberg Petersen

Rundholtsvej 26, 2, 3.

2300 København S

Telefon +45 51 86 00 42

Email leif.soenderberg@gmail.com