Marie Jürisoo is Operations Director of SEI, and Deputy Director of SEI Oxford.
As Operations Director, Marie has overall responsibility for follow-up of SEI’s strategy, including institutional quality procedures for project and risk management, monitoring, evaluation and learning, and knowledge management. Marie manages SEI’s relations with and reporting to its key donor Sida and supports the Executive Director in all aspects of managing the institute. She is a member of SEI’s Executive Team and the Global Management Committee.
As Deputy Director of SEI Oxford, Marie works closely with the SEI Oxford Centre Director and Management Team on all aspects of centre management.
Marie joined SEI in December 2008. As a social science researcher, she has worked on a range of climate, energy and development policy issues, written reports for European government and international donors. She has given numerous presentations and briefings to a range of audiences and authored a handful of peer-reviewed journal articles and dozens of peer-reviewed reports. Marie has also 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.
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.