Ditlev Engel is the CEO of business area Energy Systems at DNV and member of the DNV Executive Committee. He leads a team of 4,000 energy experts to help customers navigate the complex transition to a sustainable decarbonized energy future.
Prior to his role at DNV, Ditlev was the Group President & CEO of global wind turbine manufacturer Vestas Wind Systems A/S between 2005 and 2013. Before this he spent 20 years at global coatings manufacturer Hempel A/S, where he was Group President and CEO between 2000 to 2005.
With over 30 years’ experience in the global energy industry and international leadership competence, Ditlev has been a driving force behind many global green investment initiatives, pushing the energy transition to the next level, including a role as Denmark’s Special Envoy for Climate and Energy in the lead up to UN Climate Summit in September 2019 in New York.