Jan Christian Vestre is the CEO of Vestre. Prior to taking on the leadership role at Vestre, Jan Christian was a community activist who studied law and he served as a political advisor to the Norwegian Democratic Labor Party. He is an impassioned promoter of more open societies and green production and has given many public talks on related topics. He is well known in northern Europe for his views and work on building more inclusive communities through design and running a sustainable manufacturing businessand has been featured in numerous publications like Forbes and Architectural Digest discussing these global issues. Jan Christian was recently awarded the Entrepreneur of the Year award by EY for his achievements in growth, sustainability and inclusivity.