Isak Stoddard is Acting Program Director at the Centre for Environment and Development Studies (CEMUS) at the University of Uppsala and Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences. In this role he mainly works on developing transformative and transdisciplinary approaches to higher education as a response to the global environmental and social challenges of our times. Isak is also the coordinator of a new 10-year research-initiative on climate change leadership, centered around a series of visiting professorships at Uppsala University made possible by a donation from Zennström Philanthropies.
Isak has an educational background in engineering physics, systems technology and energy systems. A dual citizen of Sweden and the United States, he is now based in Uppsala (SE), but enjoys frequent adventures to the Scandinavian mountains for skiing, wandering and climbing.