Prof. Bo Weidema of the Danish Centre for Environmental Assessment has more than 50 years of experience in environmental issues, since joining the emerging environmental grassroots movements in 1972. In 1993, he obtained the Ph.D. degree from the Technical University of Denmark with a thesis on life cycle assessment. Since then, he has been working as a consultant on life cycle assessment.
He was executive manager of the Ecoinvent database from 2008 to 2012 and its Chief Scientist from 2012 to 2014.
He is professor at Aalborg University, President of the International Life Cycle Academy, and member of the Danish Standards delegation to the ISO TC 207 on environmental management since 1993.