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Title: Research Associate
Expertise: climate change adaptation, flood risk management, insurance, learning approaches to natural resource management, spatial planning
Gregor Vulturius joined SEI Stockholm in January 2013 as a Research Associate and was Guest Researcher since March 2012. He is involved in research about climate change adaptation, forestry management, disaster prevention and insurance. He is part of two leading research projects about climate change adaption in the Nordic Countries, Mistra-SWECIA and NORD-STAR.
Gregor´s research interests encompass climate change adaptation and disaster risk resilience, environmental economics, finance of adaptation and development, ability of the private sector to promote adaptation and learning approaches to natural resource management.
Before moving to SEI, Gregor has been working with Professor Carina Keskitalo at Umeå University in projects about climate change adaptation, flood risk management and the insurance industry in various European countries. Born in Berlin, Gregor has lived in New Zealand and spent an extensive period in Ecuador where he was engaged in green tourism and public environmental education. He has been an intern for natural protection agencies in New Zealand and Germany and for the Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy.
Gregor holds a dual Bachelor Degree in Sociology and Geography from Martin Luther University (Germany) and a Masters in Spatial Planning with focus on environmental governance issues from Umeå University (Sweden). He has also taken part in education about natural resource management at Bodø University (Norway). During his studies, Gregor has acquired extensive skills in both qualitative and quantitative social research methods, environmental governance and economic geography and sociology.
Linking Investment Decisions with Disaster Risk Reduction in Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH): The Role of the Public and Private Sectors, Potentials for Partnership and Social Learning (Paper - 2013)