Mikkel Thrane, Life Cycle Sustainability Manager; DuPont Nutrition and Health
Mikkel Thrane is an Environmental Engineer and has worked with life cycle assessment (LCA) of food products for almost 10 years - partly in his role as Associate Professor at Aalborg University and later in the role as Life Cycle Sustainability Manager at Danisco (now DuPont Nutrition and Health).
Mr. Thrane joined Danisco in 2010 and has been responsible for implementing a proactive LCA strategy. This means that he not only focuses on completing LCA studies, but also is heavily involved in embedding sustainability and life cycle-thinking into the entire organization.
He earned his Master of Science degree and his Ph.D from Aalborg University in Denmark. He is involved in The Sustainability Consortium and in promoting LCA through industry groups like the International Pectin Producers' Association and the European Food Emulsifiers Manufacturers Association.