Morten Nielsen has more than 20 years of international management experience in strategy, communication and sustainability. He is currently heading The International Federation for Housing and Planning, IFHP, from its head office in Copenhagen. IFHP is a global network of urban professionals who work to make cities better for people. IFHP has existed since 1913 as a membership organisation and an international professional community. Our aim is to foster the creation of sustainable and liveable housing in urban areas.
Under Morten’s leadership IFHP is developing its newest program – IFHP Social Cities – with the purpose of creating inclusive cities that offers decent housing and liveable neighbourhoods for all, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, age, race, religion or ability. IFHP Social Cities develops a method to measure, design and implement socially sustainable solutions in collaboration with citizens, politicians and corporations. Morten also runs his own international consulting firm, Lead Sustainability, that advices public and private organisations about sustainability and strategy.