David Tveit

Danish Technological Institute, Denmark

1:30 PM – 2:10 PM

Creating globally competitive companies – the Danish experience

David Tveit is Executive Vice President at the Danish Technological Institute (DTI) with experience in leading Research and Technology Organizations (RTOs) and a background in energy. He is responsible for DTI strategy, customer relations, government liaison, and major R&D programs. David is in charge of the Energy & Climate division, which implements Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency, and Smart Grid technologies in Denmark. He holds a Master of Science in Energy Technology and Indoor Climate and a degree in Economics, specializing in foreign trade of energy products, and is a member of the Danish Academy of Technical Sciences.

David worked extensively with Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency after graduation in 1990 and has focused on leadership and management in RTOs for the past 17 years. He was 2nd Vice President of WAITRO from 2019 to 2022 and has held various positions in international organizations, including JRC-TTO and EARTO. He was a founding member of the Global Research Alliance (2001-2018) and gives presentations on Energy and Technology Transfer at international forums.