Appointments

Jan 1998 – Director, GeWa Consulting, Marmorv 16A, S-752 44 Uppsala, SWEDEN. Work as consultant on sustainable development policy issues such as international water policy issues, land degradation issues, climate related issues etc.

Oct. 1998 – May 2001 Senior researcher (20%), division of Hydraulic Engineering, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden. Main duty to act as supervisor for PhD-students in Integrated Water Resources Management.

Oct.1994 – December 1997  Commissioned by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs as Executive Secretary for the Comprehensive Freshwater Assessment Programme, conducted by Stockholm Environment Institute and the UN Agencies of the UN ACC for Water Resources, based at SEI. 

Sept.1992 – Oct 1994  Special Adviser, Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Development Assistance Division, responsible for environmental issues in multilateral assistance, including GEF, UNFCCC- and UNCCD-negotiations.

Oct.1990 – August 1992  Scientific Advisor, Swedish UNCED Secretariat, Ministry of the Environment, with responsibilities for inter alia freshwater issues, desertification, research, education and awareness issues.

Feb.1990 – Sept.1990  Project Leader for an Environmental Project at Swedish Television.

Sept.1988 – Feb.1990  Programme Officer, International Secretariat of the IGBP, Global Change, Stockholm.

1986 – Sept.1988  Assistant Professor in Physical Geography and Environmental Science, Karlstad University.

1971-1985  Researcher/Student Counsellor in Geosciences/Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Geography, Uppsala.