Simon Olsen

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Simon is an international sustainable development expert with over 13 years of experience in sustainable development and environmental governance ranging from policy research to project design and management. His recent work has involved supporting governments in the Asia-Pacific region strengthen their response to the environment-related SDGs (sustainable consumption and production; life below water, and life on land), as part of an ADB project. His areas of expertise include civic engagement and evaluation; cross-sectoral integration of environment-related SDGs into implementation planning, and the political economy of SDG localization. He has a master’s degree in Southeast Asian Studies from the University of Copenhagen and is a PhD Candidate with the Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy at the Central European University in Budapest.