Jan-Willem Scheijgrond heads up a global network that is responsible for the relations with governments and related stakeholders to address societal challenges in particular in the area of health care transformations and energy efficient lighting. Jan-Willem is also responsible for the Philips relations with international organizations such as the United Nations, International Development Institutions, and internal NGOs. Jan-Willem is a member of the WEF Global Agenda Council on Sustainable Development. He joined Philips in 2009 as Senior Director as part of the Corporate Sustainability Office with responsibility for risk and reputation management. Jan-Willem started his career at the United Nations Environment Program, where he developed best practices guides related to cleaner production for emerging markets. Subsequently, he held a number of sustainability and government related functions at the BLC Leather Confederation, Epson, and Hewlett-Packard. He was born in Den Helder, The Netherlands and holds a masters degree in Environmental Technology from Wageningen University, the Netherlands. Jan-Willem is married and has two children.