Prof. Jonas Ebbesson

Director, Stockholm Environmental Law and Policy Centre
Prof. Jonas Ebbesson

Jonas Ebbesson is Professor of Environmental Law at Stockholm University, Director of the Stockholm Environmental Law and Policy Centre, and a researcher at Stockholm Resilience Centre. He has been a member of the Aarhus Convention Compliance Committee since 2005.

His research and writings cover various international, EU and transnational dimensions of environmental law, including legal aspects of public interest, public participation and access to justice in environmental law; transnational corporate responsibility; justice in environmental law; and the impact of law for social-ecological resilience.

Among his books are (as editor) ‘Access to justice in environmental matters in the EU’ – ‘Accès à la justice en matière d’environnement dans l’UE’ (Kluwer, 2002), and (as co-editor) ‘Environmental law and justice in context’ (CUP, 2009).

Previously, Professor Ebbesson has acted as consultant and adviser for various governmental, non-governmental and intergovernmental bodies, including the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), the European Environmental Bureau (EEB) and the Nordic Council.