Rasmus Skov is Head of Sustainability at Ørsted. He has been part of the company’s journey from coal-intensive utility to market leader in offshore wind. Ørsted’s vision is to help create a world that runs entirely on green energy. By 2025, the company will be essentially carbon free in their energy production with the ability to provide green power and heat to more than 30 million people.
Rasmus and his team defines the company’s sustainability strategy and targets. He sees a particular role for his team in ensuring that the company positions itself as a sustainability leader for the long term. The team also focuses on reporting and communication to investors, civil society and other stakeholders, as well as working with suppliers across the globe to strengthen their social and environmental practices. Rasmus sits on a number of sustainability boards including the Danish Government advisory council on the UN Sustainable Development Goals and the local chapter of the UN Global Compact. He has been with Ørsted for seven years. Previously, he led efforts to promote political dialogue and rule of law in the Balkans with the EU.