Göran Carstedt

Göran Carstedt, Ph.D and social entrepreneur. He has been chairman of The Natural Step International and senior director,  Clinton Climate Initiative. He is also engaged in the formation of the SOL Global Network. SOL- The Society for Organizational Learning.

Dr. Carstedt is also a consultant and coach to various European and US organizations and serves as chairman and board member in several corporations.  He is the former head of IKEA Retail Europe and member of the IKEA Group Management Board 1990-1997.  He served from 1990-1995 as President of IKEA North America in Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania.

Before joining IKEA, Dr. Carstedt served for many years in different executive positions with Volvo.

Dr. Carstedt received his Ph.D. from the University of Umeå in 1974, and an honorary doctorate at Blekinge Tekniska Högskola, Karlskrona,  2007.