Mr. Jens Berggren


Position at SIWI: Director, the Stockholm Water Prize and the Stockholm Industry Water Award
Email: jens.berggren@siwi.org
Phone: +46 8 121 360 51

Responsibilities

Mr. Jens Berggren was appointed Director for the Stockholm World Water Week in July 2010. In this position, Mr. Berggren has been responsible for leading the operation and development of SIWI’s annual World Water Week. As of 2012, Mr Berggren is Director for the Stockholm Water Prize and the Stockholm Industry Water Award.

Competence

Prior to his appointment at SIWI, Mr Berggren served as Special Advisor in the Secretariat for the Commission for Climate Change and Development at the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs, where he focused on Development Policy within the fields of Environment and Climate Change.

Mr. Berggren has also worked with water issues as a policy specialist, programme manager and advisor at the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) both at headquarters in Sweden and at Swedish embassies abroad.

Background

Mr. Berggren holds two Master Science degrees from the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, one in Agronomy and the other in Technology. He has served as the first manager of the secretariat of the Water Integrity Network at Transparency International in Berlin.