Magnus received his PhD degree from Chalmers University in Sweden where he was working on methodology development for Life-Cycle Assessment (LCA), environmental valuation, stakeholder consultation processes and environmental controversies. Before Magnus joined IGES he was a Post Doctoral Fellow at the University of Tokyo where his research involved water demand scenario analysis and global water futures assessment.
His current research focuses on sustainable consumption in Asia, mainly from a policy perspective. He has worked extensively for UNEP and was recently one of the lead authors of their fifth Global Environmental Outlook report (GEO-5).
Research Topics & Areas of Expertise
- PhD in Environmental Systems Analysis, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden.
- BA in History, Göteborg University, Sweden.
- MSc in Industrial Engineering and Management, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden.