Personal data
Born on 30 December 1977
Married, two daughters
Lives in Stockholm, Sweden

Academic qualifications

LLD (Doctor of Laws) in Environmental law from Stockholm University 2007 with the dissertation ’Prior Informed Consent and Hazardous Trade: Regulating Trade in Hazardous Goods at the Intersection of Sovereignty, Free Trade and Environmental Protection’. Faculty examiner: Professor Günther Handl, Tulane University Law School.

Reader (docent) in environmental law at Stockholm University 2010

Academic posts

Visiting senior lecturer (part time) in Environmental Law and Public International Law at the Faculty of Law at Stockholm University 2007-2008.

Acting senior lecturer (part time) at the Department of Law, School of Business, Economics and Law, University of Gothenburg 2008 – 2010.

Researcher at the Department of Law (part time), School of Business, Economics and Law, University of Gothenburg, 2009 – 2010.

Visiting senior lecturer in Environmental Law and Public International Law at the Faculty of Law at Stockholm University 2010 (part time) and 2011 (full time).

Since April 2012 senior lecturer (full time) in Environmental Law at the Faculty of Law at Stockholm University (on leave 1 October 2013 to 30 September 2014).

From 1 October 2013 to 30 September 2014 Research Fellow at the Faculty of Law, University of Oxford and Christ Church.

Peer-review

I am a referee for the Nordic Environmental Law Journal.

I have reviewed articles for Review of European Community and International Environmental Law (RECIEL) and Ecology and Society on an ad hoc basis.

I am scientific editor of Scandinavian Studies in Law, vol. 59 (2014).

Boards

I am member of the board of the Stockholm Environmental Law and Policy Centre.

I am a member of the international jury of the Elisabeth Haub Prize for Environmental Law.

Selected course directorships

– from 2013 (not 2014) for “International Law and the Economy”, 15 ECTS. An elective course at the law program at the Faculty of Law at Stockholm University.

– since 2012 for ”Miljörätt 15hp” (Environmental Law, 15ECTS) Head teacher in 2010 and 2011. An elective yearly course at the law program at the Faculty of Law at Stockholm University.

– in 2008 and 2009 for “Environmental Law for Sustainable Enterprising” 4,5 ECTS. Formed part of the master’s program ”Sustainable Enterprising” at Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm University.

– in 2009 for “Regulating International Business and Trade”, 15 hp/ ECTS, which is part of the master’s program ”Master of Science in International Business and Trade” at Graduate School, School of Business, Economics and Law, University of Gothenburg.

– in 2010 for “Mänskliga rättigheter 15 hp” (Human Rights, 15ECTS). An elective course at the law program at Faculty of Law at Stockholm University.

– since 2008 for ”Miljöskydjuridik15hp” (Environmental Law, 15ECTS) a course in environmental law given by the Faculty of Law at Stockholm University but open to all students with a minimum of 100 ECTS.

-since 2012 coordinator for environmental law at the compulsory part of the law programme at Stockholm University.

Supervision

Assistant supervisor (main supervisor Jonas Ebbesson) for doctoral candidate Brita Bohman’s  thesis ‘Transboundary Pollution Control in the Baltic Sea Area’(Stockholm University) since 2010.

Assistant supervisor (main supervisor Mads Andenas) for Daniels Arnessons’s thesis ‘Renewable Energy Law in the Face of International Diversity: A Comparison of the Design and Functionality of Energy Certificate Markets in Developed and Developing Countries’ (University of Oslo) since 2014.

Examiner/assessor

Internal assessor at final seminar 10 December 2009 for Christina Olsen-Lundhs’s PhD thesis
‘Att ransonera utsläppsutrymme: en miljörättslig studie om utsläppshandel enligt Kyotoprotokollet och EU ETS’ [Rationing Emission Space: an environment law study on emissions trading under the Kyoto Protocol and the EU ETS] at The School of Business, Economics and Law, University of Gothenburg.

External assessor at final seminar 27 October 2014 for Philip Linné’s PhD thesis
‘Regulating vessel-source air polution – approaches to controlling sulphur oxides’ at The School of Business, Economics and Law, University of Gothenburg.

Selected research grants and projects

(2009-2011) co-applicant and subsequently responsible for the legal “work package” in the multidisciplinary project ”Håndtering av CO2 i Skagerack/Kattegatt-regionen” (Management of  CO2 in the  Skagerrak/Kattegat-region) funded by Interreg IVA and others. See further http://www.ccs-skagerrakkattegat.eu/

(2010) grant of 335 000 SEK from the foundation Ragnar Söderbergs stiftelser for a study on legal aspects of pipelines (En rättslig studie av rörledningar – folkrättsliga befogenheter och frågor om ansvar).

(2010) a grant of 75 000 SEK from the H.M. The King’s 50th Birthday Fund.

(2011-2013) co-applicant and subsequently responsible for the legal perspective in the multidisciplinary project  ”Learning for Collaborative Energy Efficiency in Urban Residential Areas (ClueE)” funded by FORMAS and the Swedish Energy Agency. See further http://www.mistraurbanfutures.org/en/project/cluee-collaborative-learning-urban-energy-efficiency

(2013-2014) co-applicant and responsible for the legal “work package” in the multidisciplinary project ”Bastor 2” on geological, economic and legal preconditions for geological storage of CO2 in the Baltic Sea region.

(2013-) co-applicant and participant in the project ”Climate change challenge. Solutions among students in economics, political science and law”, funded by the Swedish Research Council – Vetenskapsrådet (VR), see further http://su.avedas.com/converis/contract/4989

(2013) recipient of the 2013 Stockholm Centre Oxford Fellowship allowing the recipient to spend the academic year of 2013/14 as a research fellow at the University of Oxford.

Selected presentations

‘A Just Distribution of Risks and Benefits?’, Stockholm Conference on Environmental Law and Justice, 6-9 September 2006.

‘Multilateral Environmental Agreements – Challenges for national implementation in developing countries’, 27 May 2008, Stockholm Environment Institute.

‘Ansvarsförhållanden vid storskalig skada på pipeline på Östersjöns botten’ (Responsibility for large-scale damage to pipelines on the bottom of the Baltic Sea), Öppen utfrågning om gasfrågan och energisäkerhet i EU:s yttre förbindelser, 7 May 2009, Riksdagens utrikesutskott (Foreign Relations Committee of the Swedish Parliament).

‘Resting in peace? – regulatory approaches to the geological storage of radioactive waste and carbon dioxide’, Managing Radioactive Waste, International and Interdisciplinary Research Conference, Gothenburg, Sweden, 15th – 17th December 2009.

‘CCS in the Skagerrak/Kattegat-Region – Assessment of an Intraregional CCS Infrastructure and Legal Framework’, with Jan Kjärstad, International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Technologies (GHGT), Amsterdam, 21st September 2010.

‘Carbon dioxide removal: is effective and adaptive regulation of earth scale climate manipulation conceivable?’ Law for Social-Ecological Resilience Conference in Stockholm, 17-19 November 2010.

‘Submarine pipelines in the Baltic and beyond – navigating a troubled sea of overlapping claims and considerations’, Stockholm Center for International Law and Justice Seminar, Stockholm University, 22 October 2012.

‘Navigating the legal challenges to CCS deployment in the North Sea Region’, Low Carbon Regions in the North Sea Cluster Project (LOWCAP), CCS Thematic Workshop 8th November  2012, Porsgrunn, Norway.

‘Samverkan för energieffektivisering i urbana bostadsområden (ClueE): Det juridiska perspektivet’ (Collaborative Learning for Urban Energy Efficiency, ClueE: the Legal Perspective), presentation vid ClueE-projektets slutkonferens, 20 mars 2013, Handelshögskolan, GU (presentation at the ClueE project’s final conference, 20 March 2013, School of Business, Economics and Law, University of Gothenburg).

‘Perspectives on climate governance’, Oxford Climate Forum 2014, Saïd Business School, Oxford, 8 February 2014.

Discussant on a paper by Professor Wendy Wagner (University of Texas School of Law) at the conference ‘Expert Public Administration’, 9 May 2014, Rothermere American Institute, Oxford.