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Eeva Primmer

Research Director 

Docent (Adjunct Professor), Environmental Policy, University of Helsinki
PhD, Agriculture and forestry, forest policy, University of Helsinki

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Email: firstname.lastname@syke.fi
Tel. +358 (0)295 251 521

Finnish Environment Institute SYKE
Management team
Latokartanonkaari 11
FI-00790 Helsinki, Finland


  • Responsible for the quality, integrity and impact of SYKE's research.

International scholarly and science-policy activities

  • Member of the United Nations International Resources Panel (UN-IRP
  • Member of the Alternet Council
  • Leader of the Knowledge Co-generation Task of the Sustainable Development Goals and Risk Report in the Partnership for European Environmental Research (PEER).
  • Expert Member of the Policy Support Tools and Methodologies and Review Editor of the Europe and Central Asia Assessment Chapter 6 Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES)

Research experience

  • Ecosystem services, biodiversity, forests, natural resources, energy, sustainable development.
  • Governance and institutions  with a particular focus on the ways in which regulation, norms and values as well as organizational structures and actor constellations shape the behavior of actors.
  • Policy implementation and integration of conservation and economic activities.
  • Multilevel governance, networks and organizations.



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Published 2020-11-30 at 11:10, updated 2021-11-25 at 7:58

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