As Director, Strategic Communication, Julia Panzer heads the internal and external communication function at Danfoss Cooling globally, managing alignment of communication and strategy with macro trends such as sustainable cooling, food waste and energy storage. Panzer oversees Danfoss’ thought leadership activities to accelerate technology development and implementation. As business representative, she co-convenes multiple partnerships under the SEforALL umbrella, including participation with the Cooling for All initiative, the UN Environment’s ‘District Energy in Cities Initiative, WRI’s Buildings Accelerator and WEF’s Grid Edge Transformation Working Group. At Danfoss, Panzer has held various positions in public affairs, sustainability and project management, most recently as acting Head of the Global Public Affairs function. Before joining Danfoss, she held positions at BSR (Business for Social Responsibility) and with the Permanent Mission of the Federal Republic of Germany to the United Nations.