René Mikkelsen

LEGO Group

René Mikkelsen is Sr. Materials Platform Manager, R&D, within the Materials department at LEGO Systems A/S. In this role he is focused on exploring and driving forward new opportunities in the field of sustainable materials that will contribute to the overall ambitious sustainability goals put forward by the LEGO Group.

Prior to joining LEGO Systems A/S he worked for 10 years within industrial biotechnology in the field of biopolymer processing and modification at Danisco A/S/Genencor/Dupont Industrial Biosciences. He holds a Ph.D. in biochemistry from Copenhagen University.