Stefan Henningsson

Senior Adviser Climate, Energy & Innovation, WWF-Sweden
10 in 10 Technical Working Group


Stefan Henningsson acts as Senior Adviser in Climate, Energy & Innovation at WWF-Sweden and is in the Leadership Team for WWF’s Global Climate & Energy Practice. He leads the annual honouring of outstanding, early-stage commercialised innovations in energy/resource efficiency, digitalisation, renewable energy, climate change mitigation technologies and energy access in China, India, South Africa and the Nordic countries since 2008. Stefan has overseen and directed approximately 250 such innovation impact evaluations using the climatesolvertool.org. This work engages 30 partner organisations in the innovation ecosystem, 70 distinguished jury members and is communicated through the Climate Solver portal – www.climatesolver.org. In his work with Global Cleantech Innovation, Stefan has overseen in-depth climate innovation system studies in 10 countries, including China. Stefan has been on the Advisory Board for Sustainia 100 since 2013, a publication highlighting 100 of the most inspiring sustainable innovation cases from across the world every year. Stefan is part of the Nordic Cleantech Open jury and on the Advisory Board of Sweden’s Green Climate Fund (GCF) Board Membership since 2012.

Stefan’s specialities are in climate change, energy, innovation systems, business innovation, environmental management in business, government regulations on climate and energy, eco-design, environmentally sound product development and general sustainability. Stefan is based in Stockholm and provides a range of climate policy expertise and inputs to reports for WWF such as Reinventing the City – Three prerequisites for greening urban infrastructures, The Energy Report – 100% Renewable Energy World By 2050 and Financial Vehicles – Driving Private Investments in Climate Innovation.