Published on Apr 14, 2022

Many of the community will know Åsa Persson from her work on the Scientific Steering Comm The project is very glad to welcome Dr. Persson to this group of leading scholars. ittee since 2018. The project is very glad to welcome Dr. Persson to this group of leading scholars. The Lead Faculty is a small group of scientists of the highest international reputation who take (shared) responsibility for the development of research on particular analytical problems or cross-cutting themes. Members are invited to be Lead Faculty by the Scientific Steering Committee.

Dr. Åsa Persson is Research Director and Deputy Director at SEI. In 2020, she was appointed by the UN Secretary-General to the Independent Group of Scientists to draft the 2023 UN Global Sustainable Development Report.

Dr Persson is a social scientist and expert on governance for sustainable development. She is Adjunct Lecturer at the Department for Thematic Studies, Environmental Change, Linköping University.