Claus Grøn Sørensen is Professor/Head of Research Unit at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Aarhus University. Research focus is production and operations management, digitalization, system analysis, and simulation and modeling of technologies in agriculture. He is the past president of CIOSTA (Commission Internationale del’Organisation Scientifique du Travail Agriculture), past president of EurAgEng (the European Society of Agricultural Engineers), incoming President of CIGR (International Commission of Agricultural Engineering), full member of the Club of Bologna, and an iAABE Fellow (International Academy of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering).
Has a degree in Geography from the University of Coimbra, and a postgraduate studies in Occupational Health and Safety Management.
Has a large experience in Health and Safety project development and coordination, specially related to mainstreaming OSH into education, and in OSH training (for more than 20 years), and is co-author of the Education Guidelines for the World of Work (2021) and the OSH Education Teaching Guide (2017).
Also, as Program Officer at the ILO-Lisbon Office, since 2017, her experience is mostly grounded in the development of strategic partnerships and projects in the areas of OSH, sustainable enterprises, and rural economy, labour migration, business and human rights.