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Head of Materials and Sustainable Scaling, Vestas Wind Systems


Allan K. Poulsen holds a Master Degree in Chemical Engineering and a PhD in Physical Chemistry. He started at Vestas in February 2019 in the Innovation&Concepts Department and is Head of Materials and Sustainable Scaling. Focus is on development of sustainable materials, concepts, manufacturing technologies and components for Vestas future product portfolio. He has been working with business, technology and material development throughout his whole career. He is active in several national and international wind organizations on sustainability and a part of the core group working across the full Vestas value chain with development and implementation of Vestas global sustainability strategy and is heading the part of the strategy with focus on circularity.

About Vestas Wind Systems :

With a vision to become the global leader in sustainable energy solutions, everything we do revolves around the development and deployment of sustainable energy solutions. Every day, our 29,000 employees help to create a better world by designing, manufacturing, installing, developing, and servicing wind energy and hybrid projects all over the world. With +173 GW of wind turbines installed in 88 countries, our sustainable energy solutions have already prevented 1.9 billion tonnes³ of CO₂ being emitted into the atmosphere and contributed to a more sustainable energy system. We have more than 40 years of experience in wind energy and were the first company to reach the 100 GW landmarks for both the installation and service of wind turbines. As such, we believe we have already played a crucial role in laying the foundations for the sustainable era, and that we are uniquely positioned to show the path to a sustainable planet.Wind energy is our heritage and core competence. We believe wind will form the backbone of the sustainable energy systems of the future, and we remain focused on developing solutions that accelerate the energy transition and strengthen Vestas’ continued leadership in wind.