Associate Director, USA Hub; Director, Sustainability Research and Innovation Congress
Veera Mitzner is the Associate Director of the Future Earth US Global Hub and the Director of the Sustainability Research and Innovation Congress. Veera holds a PhD in History and Civilization from the European University Institute and has worked in international roles for several nonprofit organizations, building and leading new programs and initiatives focused on sustainability, conservation and evidence-based decision-making. Through her work, Veera has been affiliated with Columbia University, Princeton University, University of Colorado Boulder, University of Helsinki, University of Turku, and the École des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales. Her book “European Union Research Policy – Contested Origins,” was published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2020.