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Chair of the board and co-founder, Stockholm Resilience Centre

Carl Folke

Carl Folke is also Director of the Beijer Institute of Ecological Economics of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. In addition to engagement with SRC research streams and themes, he is director of the Global Economic Dynamics and the Biosphere (GEDB) Academy Programme and principal investigator (with Gretchen Daily) of two Wallenberg Foundation Stanford collaboration programmes on ‘Natural capital, resilience and biosphere stewardship’ and ‘Fundamental research in biosphere-based sustainability science’. He is involved in the GRAID programme, the SeaBOS program, the Nereus Program, Predicting the Future Ocean, and recently in two Nordic Centre of Excellence (NorMer, GreenMar). Folke was also partner investigator in the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, JCU, Australia for about ten years.