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Annika Hedberg
Head of Sustainable Prosperity for Europe programme

Annika Hedberg is the Head of Sustainable Prosperity for Europe Programme at European Policy Centre (EPC), an independent think tank based in Brussels, Belgium. She joined the EPC in 2010 and over the years has worked on a wide range of policy areas, including climate, energy, environment, health, and industrial transformation. In her role as the Head of Programme, she aims to promote discussion on the foundations and drivers for a more sustainable and competitive European economy. Through her work she aims to explore linkages across sectors and policy areas that are needed for the green transition. She regularly writes, moderates events and speaks on these topics.

Prior to joining the EPC, she worked at the Finnish Business and Policy Forum EVA, a policy think tank in Helsinki, and at the Finnish Foreign Ministry. She has a LL.M. in Public International Law from the Helsinki University and a BSc in International Relations and History from the London School of Economics.

PROGRAM

Sustainable Prosperity for Europe

PROJECT

Digital roadmap for a circular economy, An Industry Action Plan for the EU, Climate and Energy Platform, The Multiannual Financial Framework and National Energy and Climate Plans - A co-creation agenda, Building a climate-resilient Europe

Areas of expertise

Climate, energy, environment, EU budget, sustainable EU, circular economy, smarter use of resources, agriculture, Industrial transformation,  transport

Current positions

Head of Sustainable Prosperity for Europe programme

Education

LL.M. in Public International Law, Helsinki University, Finland
BSc in International Relations and History, London School of Economics, UK

Languages

English, Finnish

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Publications

Green & Digital Transition / DISCUSSION PAPER
Improving biodiversity: How can digitalisation help?
By Annika Hedberg , Stefan Sipka - 02/11/2020
Sustainability / COMMENTARY
The Farm to Fork strategy and the inconvenient truth
By Annika Hedberg - 28/05/2020
Health / COMMENTARY
Could the coronavirus change the way we think about health?
By Annika Hedberg - 03/04/2020
Green & Digital Transition / BOOK
The circular economy: Going digital
By Annika Hedberg , Stefan Sipka - 17/03/2020


Contributions

Sustainability / CONFERENCE
The Power of Green: Digital Solutions for a Sustainable Future
Annika Hedberg spoke during Fortune’s virtual conversation on how digital solutions can transform the way we generate, store, and distribute electricity.

You can watch a short recording of the event here.

The Power of Green: Digital Solutions for a Sustainable Future
08 April 2021 - ,
Fortune
Circular economy / PODCAST
How Digital Technology Can Help Enable a Circular Economy
Annika Hedberg spoke at ‘Getting in the Loop’ circular economy podcast about ‘How Digital Technology Can Help Enable a Circular Economy’.

The podcast can be accessed here.

How Digital Technology Can Help Enable a Circular Economy
01 April 2021 - ,
Getting in the Loop
Circular economy / CONFERENCE
Launch event of the Circular NEXT North America Series
Annika Hedberg provided a keynote at the launch event for Circular NEXT North America Series, a side event to the World Circular Economy Forum. The event looked at digital technologies and circular economy, and Annika also contributed to a panel discussion on ‘Circular Economy Transition: Technology and Data Driven’.

Launch event of the Circular NEXT North America Series
09 March 2021 - ,
International Circular Economy Initiative


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