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Torben Funder-Kristensen

Head of Public and Industry Affairs, Danfoss Climate Segment, Danfoss A/S (Denmark)


Torben is an experienced thought leader in the refrigeration and air-conditioning industry. For more than 20 years, he has worked on solutions for sustainable cooling of products, people and the planet. Torben is representing Danfoss in EPEE, GFCCC and ASERCOM.

Since Torben joined Danfoss in 1995, he has held several management positions within development of manufacturing processes, materials, and product development of components. With these deep technical insights, he is at the forefront of technology development that helps implement, e.g. the Montreal Protocol or develop better cold chains.

Torben continues to drive innovation by applying existing technologies to new challenges, as he is the author of numerous white papers and patents. He holds a M.Sc. and a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the Technical University of Denmark (DTU).