We welcome our new chair

NEWS | 2015-09-09

As of September 1st 2015 Lisa Sennerby Forsse will be chair of EviEM’s executive committee. She replaces Thomas Rosswall who has worked with us since the start of 2011. Until recently, Lisa was Vice Chancellor at the Swedish University for Agricultural Sciences (SLU), where she started work in 2006. Before then, amongst other things, she has worked at the Swedish Research Council (Formas), the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency and the Swedish Forestry Research Institute.

Lisa Sennergren Forsse. Foto: Viktor Wrange

Lisa’s background is in structural botany and she became an Associate Professor specialising in ecology, environmental management and forestry at SLU in 1995. She has also had several national and international board appointments regarding forestry and agricultural research. Besides EviEM’s executive committee, she remains an active board member of ICRAF (World Agroforestry Center in Nairobi), Water Aid and WWF.