Søren Hermansen, is the Director of the Samsø Energy Academy, a former member of the advisory panel to the Energy and Climate Minister (Connie Hedegaard) and an Adjunct Professor at Aalborg University.
Søren is the visionary leader driving the transformation of Samsø into the first renewable energy island. His leadership and communication skills are recognized worldwide. He has been awarded Hero of the Environment 2008 by Time Magazine, TheGöteborg award 2009, and the Svend Auken prize 2011 (Auken was a former Danish minister of the environment). Søren is highly sought after and admired speaker and has participated in numerous conferences and international events speaking about how to deploy renewable energy.