Johan Eliasch

Founder and CEO, HEAD N.V.

Johan Eliasch was born in Sweden in 1962.  He is Chairman of Equity Partners and Aman Reports. He was the First President of the Global Strategy Forum.

He serves at a number of boards including those of the Foundation for Renewable Energy and Environment, Societe du Louvre, Stockholm Resilience Centre, Centre for Social Justice, the British Olympic Association and the World Peace Foundation.

He is Co-Founder and Co-chair of CoolEarth (2006), an NGO working to protect rainforests to combat global warming. He has published work that serves as guideline for REDD (Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation).

Eliasch is patron of the Stockholm University. He Chairs the Food, Energy and Water Security program at the Royal United Service Institute (RUSI).

He formerly worked as Special Representative on Deforestation and Clean Energy of the Prime Minister of the UK (2007-2010).