Holger Wallbaum is the conference host of BEYOND 2020, Full Professor in Sustainable building and Vice-Dean for Utilisation at the Department och Architecture and Civil Engineering at Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg, Sweden.
Holger’s research is related to ecological and economic life cycle assessment of construction materials, buildings and infrastructures, sustainability assessment tools for buildings as well as advanced building stock modelling and affordable renovation concepts for building portfolios. More recently, he has built up a strong research environment on comfort, well-being and its effect on occupants’ productivity in non-residential buildings.
He holds active positions at the International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction (CIB), is an elected member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences and co-founder of two startup companies, one on housing renovation concepts as well as one on healthy and productive offices.
Holger is Editorial Board Member of the Journal “Development in the Built Environments” as well as a subject editor for construction materials and buildings with the International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment.