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Prof. Dr. Johan Schot

University of Utrecht

Johan Schot is Professor of Comparative Global History and Sustainability Transitions at the Utrecht University Centre for Global Challenges (UUGLOBE). He is Director of the Transformative Innovation Policy Consortium (TIPC) and the Deep Transitions research project. He was previously Director of the Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU) at the University of Sussex Business School in the UK from 2014-2018. Johan Schot is an academic entrepreneur that builds bridges between science and practice by applying a transdisciplinary research approach. He is working jointly with actors from different academic disciplines, policy-makers, governments, civil society, NGOs, the media and business world to address the biggest challenges of our times such as climate change and social inequality.