Finnish Environment Institute
Prof. Eeva Primmer is the Research Director of the Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE), and responsible for the quality, integrity and impact of SYKE's research. She is a member of the United Nations International Resources Panel (UN-IRP), and I has been an expert member of the Policy Support Tools and Methodologies and a review editor of the Europe and Central Asia Assessment Chapter 6 Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES). She has been an Associate Editor at the Elsevier journal Ecosystem Services, and a member of the Finnish Forest Council. In her research, Eeva's substantial focus has been on ecosystem services, biodiversity, forests, natural resources, energy and sustainable development. She has studied how institutions, networks of public and private actors as well as constant; and sometimes abrupt, environmental change shape policy and management at different governance levels. She strives to explain patterns of human and organizational behavior and provide ideas and advice on pragmatic conservation and management problems.