Eeva Primmer

Research director

Professor; Docent (Adjunct professor) in Environmental Policy at University of Helsinki; PhD in Agriculture and Forestry from University of Helsinki

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Tel. +358 (0)295 251 521

Finnish Environment Institute (Syke)
DG´s office
Latokartanonkaari 11
FI-00790 Helsinki, Finland


  • Responsible for the quality, integrity and impact of Syke's research, deputy of director general.

International scholarly and science-policy activities

  • Member of the United Nations International Resources Panel (UN-IRP)
  • Member of the Alternet Council
  • Leader of the Knowledge Co-generation Task of the Sustainable Development Goals and Risk Report in the Partnership for European Environmental Research (PEER).
  • Expert Member of the Policy Support Tools and Methodologies and Review Editor of the Europe and Central Asia Assessment Chapter 6 Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES)

Research experience

  • Ecosystem services, biodiversity, forests, natural resources, energy, sustainable development, sustainability transition.
  • Governance and institutions  with a particular focus on the ways in which regulation, norms and values as well as organizational structures and actor constellations shape the behavior of actors.
  • Policy implementation and integration of conservation and economic activities.
  • Multilevel governance, networks and organizations.



Selected articles

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