Hanna Ahlström

PhD, Postdoctoral Researcher

Hanna is a Postdoctoral Researcher at the GEDB's Biosphere Finance theme and she specializes in sustainable business and finance, social network analysis and EU law and policy. As part of her postdoctoral work, she is part-taking in the GEDB’s work on risk. She has a keen interest in the interrelations between earth system science, global governance and sustainability and in applying transdisciplinary research methods.

Hanna holds a PhD from the Faculty of Law, University of Oslo where she completed her PhD as part of the EU-funded project Sustainable Market Actors for Responsible Trade (SMART). She holds a MSc degree in Social-Ecological Resilience for Sustainable Development from the Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm University and a BSc in Business and Economics with a major in Environmental Economics from the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences. Before joining the Faculty of Law at University of Oslo, she held trainee positions at CSR Sweden, CSR Europe, and the European Commission (DG Environment).


Selected publications:

Enhancing systems thinking in corporate sustainability through a transdisciplinary research process

Policy Hotspots for Sustainability: Changes in the EU Regulation of Sustainable Business and Finance

Governance, polycentricity and the global nitrogen and phosphorus cycles