Plenary Speaker

Heidi Tuhkanen, Senior Expert, Stockholm Environment Institute
Tallin, Estonia

Heidi Tuhkanen

Heidi Tuhkanen is a senior expert at the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) in Tallin. Her work focuses on a broad set of sustainable development issues involving governance, decision-making processes, and assessments. Her academic background is focused on urban sustainability, climate mitigation, adaptation, and resilience, and has incorporated a focus on the interactions between the private sector, society, and the environment.

Heidi is a member of the Cicero-led Expert Network on Second Opinions (ENSO) which provides Second Opinions of Green Bond Frameworks, the IRDR International Centre of Excellence on Transforming Development and Disaster Risk hosted in SEI Asia, and the Advisory Group in the SEI Gender, Social Equality and Poverty Programme.

Heidi holds a Master´s degree in Urban Environmental Management (MSc) from Wageningen University (NL) and is completing her PhD at University of Helsinki in the Urban Environmental Policy research group.

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