Chalmers University of Technology
Mairon has a PhD in Environmental Studies from the VU University Amsterdam (2014) and has worked for over 10 years on the policy and governance dimensions of sustainable development. He has worked extensively on Latin America, Sub-Saharan Africa, India and Indonesia on themes related to sustainable agriculture, value chain development and forest conservation, including REDD+, climate-smart agriculture, sustainable food security and landscape approaches. After holding a postdoctoral position at Wageningen University and doing collaborative work with both the UNDP and the UN Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD), Mairon works at the Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg, Sweden. As a postdoctoral researcher, he collaborates with the Stockholm Environment Institute on the TRASE platform and works on the policy dimensions of how transparency may contribute to sustainable economies.