The primary role of the international scientific advisory board (ISAB) is to give advice regarding scientific approaches, methodology and scientific quality of the deliverables as well as on dissemination of the programme results on the European and international research arena.

Lewis Akenji

Lewis Akenji

Managing director of the Hot or Cool Institute

Managing director of the Hot or Cool Institute which is a public interest think tank aiming to support organisations, policy makers, and communities in the sustainability transition. He has previously co-lead the United Nations One Planet programme on Sustainable Lifestyles and Education. He has a Ph.D. in Political Economy and publishes regularly in scientific journals, mainly on topics relating to the potential contribution of lifestyle changes for reaching the Paris Agreement.

 
Frank Boons

Frank Boons

Professor of Innovation and Sustainability at the Sustainable Consumption Institute at the University of Manchester

Professor of Innovation and Sustainability at the Sustainable Consumption Institute at the University of Manchester, where he seeks to provide a deeper understanding of processes of innovation of where sustainability is contested. Frank has worked as an economic sociologist in the field of environmental sciences for over 20 years, and is currently associate editor of the Journal of Industrial Ecology (for the topic Business and Environment), as well as subject editor for the Journal of Cleaner Production (for the topic Governance of material and energy flows).

frank.boons@manchester.ac.uk

Angela Druckman

Angela Druckman

Emerita Professor of Sustainable Consumption & Production, University of Surrey

Director of the Centre for Environment & Sustainability at the University of Surrey where she is Professor of Sustainable Consumption and Production. She is also co-investigator at CUSP, Centre for Understanding Sustainable Prosperity. She is a Chartered Engineer, having read Engineering at the University of Cambridge. Angela’s research focuses on synthesising and analysing narratives of sustainable prosperity and how niche innovations might be ‘scaled up’ to produce transformational change.

A.Druckman@surrey.ac.uk

Steffen Kallbekken

Research Director for the Climate Economics Unit at CICERO

After completing his PhD in 2008 he has managed research projects on environmental taxes, transport policy, behavioural interventions (”nudges”), and energy efficiency. He is Research Director at CICERO (Center for INternational Climate Research). Since 2019 he has led the climate economics group.

Steffen’s primary research interest is climate policy instruments. He leads two projects funded by the Research Council of Norway, ”Aviate” on the role of aviation in a low-carbon society and ”Enable” on enabling the green transition in Norway.

steffen.kallbekken@cicero.oslo.no 

Marlyne Sahakian

Marlyne Sahakian

Associate Professor in Sociology at the University of Geneva

Focused on consumption studies and sustainability and with a PhD in Development Studies, Marlyne Sahakian joined the department of Sociology at the University of Geneva in August 2017, with an affiliation to the Institute of Environmental Studies. She is a founding member of SCORAI Europe, and Chair of the European Sociological Association’s Research Network on the Sociology of Consumption (RN05). In 2022, she launched a new journal dedicated to consumption dynamics with Bristol University Press: Consumption and Society.

marlyne.sahakian@unige.ch