About Us

Professor Måns Nilsson

Prof Måns is the Executive Director of the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI), Sweden, and a part-time Professor of the Practice of Environmental Strategies and Policy Analysis at the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH). His key areas of interest are in low carbon energy and transport policies, development studies, and the 2030 agenda, innovation and transitions, and institutions and governance.

Prof Måns combines academic achievement with extensive management experience. He oversees SEI’s global research leadership and has fostered the development of its strategic initiatives and its academic cooperation agreements. He has helped establish the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate and has been closely involved as an advisor to the UN, OECD, and the European Commission on the Sustainable Development Goals.  He is a member of the Swedish government’s Scientific Council for Sustainable Development.  Måns has slipped 50 papers past unsuspecting editors of academic journals and has edited two books.

He hold a Ph.D in Policy Analysis from Delft University of Technology, Netherlands; and a Master of Science received in International Economics from the University of Lund, Sweden.