Linn Persson is an SEI Affiliated Researcher with SEI Headquarters. She is Head of the Global Department at the Swedish Society for Nature Conservation. Between 2005 and 2021, Linn worked at SEI HQ and SEI Asia Centre as Senior Research Fellow and Head of the Governance and Institutions Unit.
Linn has a PhD in Environmental Chemistry and her areas of expertise are chemical pollution, chemicals management and policy, and international environmental agreements. Her earlier work experience includes UNEP Chemicals in Geneva, the Swedish Embassy in Kenya and the Department of Applied Environmental Science, Stockholm University, Sweden.