Kent Nyström was for 20 years until 1994 manager for the district heating net work of Uppsala Energy Company as well as all the energy production units, with a big (200 MWe/350MWh) co-generation plant as the most important one.
Since 1994 he has been an energy consultant in his own company for some years.
Since 1995 until 2008 he has been the managing director of the Swedish Bioenergy Association.
Since 1998 until 2002 he has been the president of the European Biomass Association, AEBIOM.
Since 2002 until 2008 he has been the vice president of the European Biomass Association, AEBIOM
Since 2008 he has been the president of the World Bioenergy Association.