Torben Funder-Kristensen is the head of public and industry affairs for Danfoss. He is an experienced thoughtleader 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. Since joining Danfoss in 1995, Funder-Kristensen has held several management positions within development of manufacturing processes, materials, and product development of components. He is the author of numerous white papers and patents and holds a M.Sc. and a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from the Technical University of Denmark (DTU).