Rasmus’ current projects focus on impact assessments and the cumulative effects of competing land uses on Sami reindeer herding. He has earlier worked on governance of water resources, rural development and agro-industry in Southeast Asia. Prior to joining SEI in 2006 Rasmus held a position as Assistant Lecturer at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences in Uppsala.

He holds a PhD in innovation and communication studies from Wageningen University and MSc. degrees from both Oxford University and Copenhagen University.