President, Danfoss Developing Regions

Lars Tveen is the President Developing Regions at Danfoss – a global leader in energy efficient technology and solutions.

Lrs Tveen has a a broad management experience from leading positions within Danfoss and as of 1st January, 2021 Lars was appointed President Developing Regions. 

Lars joined Danfoss as a management trainee, and has since engineered urban efficiency to make cities from China, India to Europe more energy efficient. He is a driving force behind Danfoss’ work with international, national and local stakeholders to put energy efficiency first and decouple growth from energy use. As board member of the local Project Zero-Fonden, he helps to achieve carbon neutrality by 2029 in the area around Danfoss’ headquarters.

As experienced speaker on climate and energy related topics, Lars is a strong supporter of the United Nations Environment Programme and the Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL) public-private partnership called “District Energy in Cities”. Since 2014, Danfoss is one of the core private sector partners of UNEP, helping to improve, scale-up and retrofit district energy systems in cities across the globe.

Lars holds a Bachelor degree (Prod. Eng.) 1989, from the Faculty of Engineering in Odense, and a Bachelor of Commerce 1993, from the University of Southern Denmark. 

Considerable board activities:

  • Chairman Project Zero-Fonden, Denmark (local initiative to achieve carbon neutrality by 2029), Denmark
  • Board member P4G, Partnering for Green Growth and the Global Goals 2030 
  • Board member in SKAKO A/S, Denmark
  • Board member in The Energy Industry (an association under the Confederation of Danish Industries), Denmark
  • Board member in Synergi, Denmark
  • Board member in Green Energy (Grøn Energi), Denmark