Marie Jürisoo is Head of Operation and Donor Relations. She is responsible for steering and follow-up of implementation of SEI’s policies, instructions and guidelines, and managing SEI’s relations with and reporting to key donors. She is a member of the Executive Team and the Global Management Committee.
Marie first joined SEI in December 2008. As a social science researcher, she has worked on a range of climate, energy and development issues, in particular implementation of international policy in low-income countries. She is particularly interested in exploring how a more thorough account of human dimensions, such as personal choice and habits, can lead to more lasting development outcomes. She co-founded and co-led the SEI Initiative on Behaviour and Choice.
Marie holds a MSc (Asian Politics) from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London and a BSc (Chinese and Politics) from Stockholm University. She has worked for the Swedish Energy Agency on Swedish international climate policy and been a member of Sweden’s delegation to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.