Elin works as a Research Fellow at SEI Headquarters with projects related to climate adaptation and sustainable development and as a Project Manager for the Mistra Geopolitics Programme.
She is managing the Mistra Geopolitics Programme which is critically examining how the dynamics of geopolitics, human security and global environmental change interrelate. The programme concerns how our society needs to be reformed in order to address increasing resource scarcity while securing a positive development and political stability in the 21st Century – an epoch referred as the Anthropocene.
Before joining SEI in 2019, she has worked with improving the marine environment combining work ranging from a policy level at the European Parliament, as well as working hands-on in the field with marine environmental monitoring through NGOs and start-ups. She has a specific interest in governance and management of climate change related impacts on water and marine resources.
Elin holds a M.Sc. in Environmental Change and Management from the University of Oxford, United Kingdom. Her master’s thesis was about examining the process of co-producing climate services for adaptation to natural hazards. Prior to this, Elin received a M.Sc. in Marine Biology with a specialization in ecotoxicology from Stockholm University, Sweden.