Gunnar Köhlin is the Director of Environment for Development. He is also an Associate Professor at the Environmental Economics Unit, Department of Economics, University of Gothenburg.
He has spent 30 years working with applications of environmental economics in developing countries including the development of a dedicated PhD program in environmental and development economics.
His research interests focus on natural resource management and environmental policy analysis in developing countries. The applications have focused on forestry, energy and sustainable agriculture as well as environmental strategies at the country level.