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Corporate Leaders Groups

Business leadership for a climate neutral economy

Sanna Markkanen is responsible for much of the research activity and content development for the Centre for Policy and Industrial Transformation, at the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL), University of Cambridge. After completing her PhD in social policy in 2007, Sanna has worked as a researcher and lecturer in the UK and Australia. She has extensive and diverse experience of policy evaluation and social policy research. Her previous work has focused on immigration, housing, inequality, deprivation and public health. In recent years, Sanna has carried out research on energy efficiency, the social and economic impacts of the transition to low carbon economy, industrial decarbonisation and how global capital flows can influence the emergence of more sustainable hydropower infrastructure. Her current work focuses on various different aspects of climate policy and the energy transition. 

Dr Sanna Markkanen