Jesper Brodin is the President and CEO of Ingka Group, IKEA. Ingka Group, formerly know as IKEA Group, is one of the world’s largest home furnishing retailer and owns and operates more than 450 IKEA stores in 30 markets (FY22) under franchise agreements with Inter IKEA Systems B.V. Ingka Group was founded by Ingvar Kamprad and is a strategic partner in the IKEA franchise systems and in addition to operate IKEA Retail, the company consists of Ingka Centres and Ingka Investments. Jesper started his IKEA career in 1995 as the Purchase manager in Pakistan, IKEA Group. During the years he has held different roles such as assistant to Ingvar Kamprad and Anders Dahlvig, CEO at the time, Business Area Manager Kitchen and Dining as well as his recent role as Managing Director for Range & Supply, Inter IKEA Group. He has a Master of Science in Industrial Engineering from Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden. Jesper is a passionate advocate for climate action. He currently serves as a board member in World Resources Institute, chair of the B-Team, and co-chair of the World Economic Forum Alliance of CEO Climate Leaders.