Johan Kuylenstierna

Executive Director of Stockholm Environment Institute

Dr. Johan Kuylenstierna holds an adjunct professorship in international water resources issues in the Department of Physical Geography and Quaternary Sciences at Stockholm University. He has an academic background in Palaeoclimatology.

He previously worked as Chief Technical Advisor to the chair of UN-Water (2007-2010) and as Project Director at the Stockholm International Water Institute. He established and managed the Swedish Water House Initiative.

For many years, Kuylenstierna was a consultant focused on environmental management, corporate social responsibility (CSR), core-value development, stakeholder participation processes and capacity development.

Additionally, he has done international policy-work with the World Meteorological Organization in Geneva and the Division on Sustainable Development (CSD) at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.