Prof. Mikael Hildén is Director of the Climate Change Programme at the Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) and the Research Programme towards a Carbon Neutral and Resource Efficient Finland of the Strategic Research Council of the Academy of Finland.
He is currently the Chair of the Arctic Council’s Expert Group on Black Carbon and Methane. He has also served as expert in developing legislation nationally and in the EU and serves as Expert Councilor for the Supreme Administrative Court of Finland.
Dr Hildén has published more than 70 refereed papers, two monographs, more than 170 reports and studies and numerous articles for a general audience. He has edited three special issues on environmental policy studies and is the co-editor of a book on adapting to climate change in Europe.