Ester Baiget


With more than 25 years of global experience, Ester Baiget brings a wealth of knowledge in science and sustainability and has held positions in manufacturing, technical, commercial and strategic roles. As an experienced international leader with a strong track record, Ester has driven transformational change, advocated for diversity and inclusion, enhanced profitability and set a strong foundation for sustainable growth across a diverse range of industries. Now as CEO of Novozymes, Ester is a compelling advocate for the power of biotechnology and the positive change biosolutions can have for the green transition.

Ester serves as Member of the Board for Akzo Nobel .

She holds a chemical engineering degree and an MBA from the University of Tarragona (Spain).

Since becoming President and CEO of Novozymes, Ester has held a number of active external leadership positions in the sustainability and climate space, including:

  • Member of the Board of Trustees and Sustainability Champion for the United States Council for International Business (USCIB)
  • Member of the World Economic Forum’s CEO Action Group for a European Green Deal and Alliance of CEO Climate Leaders
  • Leader of the B-Team