Dr. Björn Nykvist is a Senior Research Fellow at SEI. He has conducted interdisciplinary research on sustainability, climate change, and governance of energy, transport and natural resources since joining SEI in 2005. Björn is currently on a leave of absence from SEI.
Björn’s main research interests are innovations, policy analysis, and governance of transitions of socio-technical systems. Recent and ongoing research projects investigate transitions to low-carbon transport systems with a special focus on electrification of vehicles. Past research has covered social learning, ecosystems services, planetary boundaries, and energy systems broadly.
He has written and contributed 30 peer-reviewed papers in a diverse set of international publications covering both natural and social sciences including top ranked journals such as Nature, Nature Climate Change, TREE, and Global Environmental Change.