Jonas Svensson

Head of Global Innovation and Technology at UNOPS

Mr Svensson is the Head of Global Innovation and Technology at UNOPS S3i and operating out S3i HQ in Helsinki. The UNOPS Global Innovation and Technology program operates under the Social Impact Investing Initiative with the mission to facilitate innovation wherever it happens. Connecting with Global stakeholders who share the UN foundation values regarding sustainability and the understanding that Innovation happens everywhere UNOPS together with partners have created a toolkit providing Education, Incubation, Investment and Policy support.

Prior to the role with UNOPS Mr Svensson worked within the startup industry for the past 20 years as founder, incubator manager, business consultant, investor, last as President for a Venture capital company headed out of Tokyo Japan.

Mr Svensson holds a Master in Global Management from the University of Salford and is currently pursuing his PhD on the macro perspective on innovation