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Anders Roos

Anders Roos
Professor in Business Administration with focus on the forest industrial value chain


Strategy in the forest products industry

Forest products marketing

Customer studies

Supply chain management

The forest sector in the Bioeconomy

Innovation in the forest sector

Forest governance, livelihoods and sustainable development


Sustainable Business Models for Tree based Value Chains in Sub Saharan Africa:

Impact of Covid-19 pandemic on sustainable livelihoods, forests, and conservation in Africa.

Fair business development for Non-Timber Forest Products based on local knowledge.
Tamarindus in Kenya.

Building up wood construction markets with consumer knowledge, industrial and municipal strategies (KnockOnWood)

“African Youth for Forests” – Engaging young people for sustainable forests and livelihoods. A pilot study in Kenya.

Selected publications

Larwanou M, Mutta D, Wekesa C, Roos A. 2023, Charcoal Trade in Niger—Product Flows and Business Models. Forests. 14(9):1910.

Roos A. 2023. Forest damage and forest supply chains: a literature review and reflections. International Journal of Forest Engineering, 1-10.

Wekesa C., Mutta D, Larwanou, M, Kowero G, Roos A. 2023. Effects of charcoal ban on value chains and livelihoods in Kenyan Coast – stakeholders’ perceptions. Environmental Development. In press.

Roos, A., Hurmekoski, E., Häyrinen, L., Jussila, J., Lähtinen, K., Mark-Herbert, C., ... & Toppinen, A. 2023. Beliefs on environmental impact of wood construction. Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research, 1-9.

Aguilar, F. X., Roos, A., Haapala, A., Lähtinen, K., Kniivilä, M., & Hoen, H. F. 2023. Dweller preferences for wood as a load-bearing material in residential buildings. Journal of Forest Economics, 38.

Mark-Herbert, C., Roos, A., Nagy, E., & Sjöström, F. 2023. Urban Planners’ Perspectives on Public Private Partnership for Wooden Multi-Storey Construction. Journal of Forest Economics, 38.

Roos, A., Hoen, H. F., Aguilar, F. X., Haapala, A., Hurmekoski, E., Jussila, J., ... & Toppinen, A. 2022. Impact of prospective residents’ dwelling requirements on preferences for house construction materials. Wood Material Science & Engineering, 1-10.

Eriksson, P., Roos, A., Mark-Herbert, C. 2022. The role of harvester measurement in the wood supply chain. International Journal of Forest Engineering, 34(2), 216-228.

Vehola, A., Hurmekoski, E., Lähtinen, K., Ruokamo, E., Roos, A., Toivonen, R., & Toppinen, A. 2022. Citizen beliefs concerning wood as a construction material under extreme weather events. Canadian Journal of Forest Research,

Degnet, M. B., Hansson, H., Hoogstra-Klein, M. A., Roos, A. 2022. The role of personal values and personality traits in environmental concern of non-industrial private forest owners in Sweden. Forest Policy and Economics, 141, 102767.

Jussila J., Nagy E., Lähtinen K., Hurmekoski E., Häyrinen L., Mark-Herbert C., Roos A., Toivonen R., Toppinen A. 2022. Wooden multi-storey construction market development – systematic literature review within a global scope with insights on the Nordic region. Silva Fennica 56, 1 article id 10609.

Mulenga, M. M., Roos, A. 2021. Assessing the awareness and adoptability of pellet cookstoves for low-income households in Lusaka, Zambia.  Journal of Energy in Southern Africa 32(3)

Roos, A., Mutta, D., Larwanou, M., Wekesa, C., Kowero, G., 2021. Operations and improvement needs in the informal charcoal sector – A participatory value stream analysis. International Forestry Review 23(3)

Lähtinen K., Häyrinen L., Roos A., Toppinen A., Aguilar Cabezas F.X., Thorsen B.J., Hujala T., Nyrud A.Q., Hoen H.F. 2021. Consumer housing values and prejudices against living in wooden homes in the Nordic region. Silva Fennica 55, 2.

Mutta, D., Mahamane, L., Wekesa, C., Kowero, G., Roos, A. 2021. Sustainable Business Models for Informal Charcoal Producers in Kenya. Sustainability 13(6), 3475.

Roos, A., Eggers, J., Mark-Herbert, C., Lindhagen, A. 2018. Using von Thünen rings and service-dominant logic in balancing forest ecosystem services. Land Use Policy 79 (2018) 622-632.

Roos, A., Ahlgren, S., 2018. Consequential life cycle assessment of bioenergy systems – A literature review. Journal of Cleaner Production 189, 358-373.



Professor at the Department of Forest Economics
Telephone: +4618671564, +46739840705
Postal address:
Institutionen för Skogsekonomi
Box 7060
750 07 Uppsala
Visiting address: Ulls väg 27, Uppsala