Albert van Jaarsveld

remote moderator; remote speaker Albert van Jaarsveld

IIASA
Director General

Albert van Jaarsveld is Director General and CEO of IIASA, the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis , an independent international research institute which aims to offer tools to policy makers to develop strategies based on scientific results in areas such as Climate Change, sustainable development, and energy. Previously, Jaarsveld was vice-chancellor and dean of the University of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa, as well as president and CEO of the South African National Research Foundation (NRF). He has held academic and managerial positions at the Universities of Pretoria and Stellenbosch as Dean of Science and a contract professor: Programme of environmental studies at Dartmouth College, in the United States.