Måns Nilsson is the executive director of the Stockholm Environment Institute. He is also part time Professor of the Practice of Environmental Strategies and Policy Analysis at the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH). Måns joined SEI in 1995. Key areas of interest are in development studies and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, institutions and governance, innovation and transitions, and low carbon energy and transport policies. Måns has published more than 40 academic papers in peer-reviewed journals and has edited two books. In recent years, he helped establish the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate and has been closely involved as an advisor to the United Nations, OECD, and the European Commission on the SDGs. He is also a member of the Scientific Council for Sustainable Development to the Government of Sweden. Måns received his MSc in international economics from Lund University, Sweden, and his PhD degree in policy analysis from Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands.