Helena is a PhD student in the Agricultural economics group and within Mista Food Futures' work-package 4 “Next generation sustainability and resilience performance indicators”. The overall aim of her PhD project is to identify how sustainability performance can be measured and monitored among food system actors and how food system actors perceive, understand and evaluate sustainability performance indicators as well as conflicts and synergies between sustainability dimensions.
Prior to the PhD training Helena was responsible for the development of sustainability criteria for food procurement at the Agency of Public Procurement of Sweden.
She has a M.Sc. in Agriculture, Food and Environmental Policy Analysis from SLU and Bonn University and a B.Sc. degree in Political Science from Stockholm University. She has also been a trainee at FAO in Rome and worked with Agro-ecology in Latin America.