Anders S.G. Andrae

Assistant Chief Expert of Environmental Protection Technology, Huawei


Dr. Anders S.G. Andrae received the Ph.D. degree in electronics production (microsystems packaging) from Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden, in 2005.

He worked for Ericsson with Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) between 1997 and 2001. Between 2006 and 2008 he carried out post–doctoral studies at the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Tsukuba, Japan.

His speciality is the application of sustainability assessment methodologies to ICT products, networks, services, systems and solutions from cradle–to–grave. He works on many topics in European Telecommunications Standards Institute’s (ETSI), International Telecommunication Union (ITU-T) and the International Electrical Commission (IEC) e.g. Product Circularity Scoring, LCA methods for IC modelling, reuse/replace trade-off and avoided emissions.

Since 2009 Dr. Andrae has been the Rapporteur and Editor of several ETSI and ITU-T Standards and Technical Reports about LCA and Circular Economy.

His current research interest is development and application of LCA to ICT to better understand footprint evolution, trade-offs, supply chains and business models as far as: data management, waste minimization, and green indicators. In ETSI standardization he helps define new LCA methodologies for ICT consumer and network infrastructure goods as well as product information formats.

He has previously published three books and 40 peer–reviewed journal papers.

Since 2008 Dr. Andrae has been with Huawei Technologies in Sweden now as Assistant Chief Expert of Environmental Protection Technology.