Anders Ekbom has worked with the environment, economics, and development in low-income countries during the last 35 years. He is currently the Program Leader of the Inclusive Green Economy in Practice program and is located at the EfD Global Hub at the School of Business, Economics and Law, University of Gothenburg, Sweden. He is also the Program Leader for an EU-funded Erasmus+ program with 9 universities in Europe and Asia. He has a Ph.D. in economics (specialization: environmental economics) from the University of Gothenburg and worked as an environmental economist in the World Bank’s Africa department. He teaches among others at the Ph.D. level about research-policy interaction and holds a master's course on strategic sustainability assessment.