Yuliya Voytenko Palgan
Dr. Yuliya Voytenko Palgan is an Assistant Professor at the IIIEE, Lund University. She holds a PhD in Environmental Sciences and Policy from Central European University (Hungary) and a postdoc from Graz University of Technology (Austria). She has over 11 years of experience working in multicultural, multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary teams. Yuliya works in the areas of sustainability, urban governance, innovation and sustainable consumption. Her research focuses on strategies for sustainability solutions in new economies (i.e. bioeconomy, sharing economy and circular economy) and sustainable urban innovation and experimentation (e.g. urban living labs, nature based solutions in cities). Yuliya works to promote education for sustainability at all levels: postgraduate, graduate, undergraduate and professional. She teaches on a range of topics and disciplines including environmental science, sustainable development, sustainable consumption, innovative business models for sustainable living, and the sharing economy. Yuliya worked with society advising industry, policy makers, municipal leaders, entrepreneurs, research institutions, NGOs and international organisations such UNDP, UNFAO and OSCE.