Professor Susana Mourato

Professor Susana Mourato

Vice President and Pro-Vice Chancellor (Research)

Executive Office

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Key Expertise
Environmental Economics

About me

Professor Susana Mourato is Vice-President and Pro-Vice Chancellor (Research) and Professor of Environmental Economics at the London School of Economics and Political Science. She provides strategic leadership for LSE’s world-leading research, knowledge exchange and impact, as well as advancing collaborations with key institutional partners and funders. She also oversees the School’s innovation, consulting and entrepreneurship activity, has responsibility for postgraduate research students and for LSE’s British Library of Political and Economic Science.

Susana is a leading expert in environmental valuation, developing and applying economic valuation techniques to a wide range of environmental, health, and cultural heritage goods and services. She has also undertaken research on the links between subjective well-being and the environment, and more recently on using insights from behavioural economics to promote sustainable behaviours. She has over 120 scientific publications, including papers in leading journals of her field and 4 books, and many years of experience in advice and policy work for governments, international organisations, industry, and charities. She is an associate of the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, and was Head of LSE’s Department of Geography & Environment as well as Academic Director of LSE Summer School.

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