Scientific Advisory Board

Marjolijn Haasnoot is a researcher at Delft University of Technology and at the Deltares Research Institute, Delft, the Netherlands. She is an environmental scientist specialized in water management, integrated assessment modelling and decision making under deep uncertainty. Key topics of her research are model-based policy pathways, fast integrated models, and adaptation signals for timely adaptation.


Sue Halliday is Professor of Marketing at the University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, UK. She teaches and researches relational marketing focusing on trust, shared values, branding and innovation/entrepreneurship. Professor Halliday has published on sustainable marketing and sustainable branding, and on the role of consumers in the creation of sustainable markets.


Peter Oosterveer is Professor at the Department of Social Sciences at Wageningen University, Wageningen, the Netherlands. His research and teaching focus on the field of food production and consumption. In particular, he is interested in global public and private governance of food towards sustainability (e.g. labelling, certification). Dr Oosterveer has, among other areas, worked with retailers, and with certification processes of aquacultures and palm oil plantations.


Edgar Hertwich is Professor of Industrial Sustainability at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, New Haven, CT, US. His research interests cover, among other areas, climate mitigation, life cycle assessment, and sustainable consumption and production. Hertwich is a member of the “Green Lifestyles, Alternative Models and Upscaling Regional Sustainability” project (EC FP7) and he was a lead author of the energy systems chapter in the 5th Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

Gill Seyfang is a Reader in Sustainable Consumption at the School of Environmental Sciences at the University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK. She leads the Sustainable Consumption strand of the 3S (Science, Society and Sustainability) Research group. Her research deals with grassroots innovations and how niche practices of sustainable consumption can grow and become part of wider low-carbon lifestyles.