Jorgen Randers is professor emeritus of climate strategy at the BI Norwegian Business School, where he works on climate and energy issues, scenario analysis and system dynamics. He spends much of his time lecturing and advising all over the world on these and other sustainable development issues, for both corporate and non-corporate audiences. He has spent one third of his life in academia, one third in business, and one third in the NGO world. He has been the chair of three Norwegian banks, non-executive member of numerous corporate boards, and serves on the sustainability council of Astra Zeneca in the UK and the ExCom of the Club of Rome. He coauthored The Limits to Growth in 1972 and wrote 2052 – A Global Forecast for the Next Forty Years in 2012.