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Scientific Advisory Board

Sida's Scientific Advisory Board provides advise to Sida on our work to build research capacity in our partner countries and on our support to international research programmes.

The Scientific Advisory Board is appointed by the Swedish government until 2023.

Chair
Thomas Elmqvist
Professor, Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm University

Board member
Erik Ahlgren
Professor, Department of Space, Earth and Environment, Energy Technology,
Chalmers University of Technology

Board member
Anna Mia Ekström
Professor, Department of Global Public Health, Karolinska Institutet

Board member
Katarina Gidlund
Professor, Department of Information Systems and Technology (IST),
Mid Sweden University

Board member
Lennart Olsson
Professor, LUCSUS (Lund University Centre for Sustainability Studies), Lund University

Board member
Sharon Rider
Professor, Department of Philosophy, Uppsala University

Board member
Thomas Wågberg
Professor, Department of Physics, Umeå University

Board member
Swati Parashar
Professor, School of Global Studies, University of Gothenburg

Board member
Assem Abu Hatab
Senior development economist at the Nordic Africa Institute and Associate professor, Department of Economics, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

From Sida

Board member
Kerstin Jonsson Cissé
Head of Research Cooperation Unit

Board member
Göran Holmqvist
Director, Department for Asia, Middle East and Humanitarian Assistance

Updated: October 30, 2022