Line Gordon

Line Gordon is the Director of the Stockholm Resilience Center and an internationally recognised scientist in sustainability of water, food, and the biosphere. In research she integrates insights from resilience thinking, land use change, food systems, hydrology, and social-ecological systems. Gordon has published more than 50 research articles, including articles in PNAS and Trends in Ecology and the Environment. She also co-authored the book Water Resilience for Human Prosperity (2014) and has contributed to several other book chapters. Her work also includes extensive experience in leading international research projects. She currently co-leads the food theme in the Wallenberg Foundation funded Stanford collaboration programmes on ‘Natural capital, resilience and biosphere stewardship’ and ‘Fundamental research in biosphere-based sustainability science’. Gordon was one of the authors of the EAT-Lancet Commission and currently sits on EAT’s Board of Directors. Gordon has a PhD in Natural Resources Management from Department of Systems Ecology at Stockholm University, and carried out post-doctoral research at the International Water Management Institute in Sri Lanka.