In 2015, Filippa graduated from Stockholm University in Marine Biology. Her MSc thesis focused on the effect of boating activities and berths on macrobenthos in shallow Baltic Sea bays. Her BSc thesis (2013) focused on lobster fishing and the risk of importing American Lobsters in European waters. She has a broad knowledge in biology and is specialized in marine biology. Earlier, she worked as a research and project associate at Stockholm University and the Baltic Sea Centre and practiced as a water and fish conservationist at Upplandsstiftelsen.