Jeroen van den Bergh is ICREA Research Professor at the Institute of Environmental Science & Technology of Univ. Autònoma de Barcelona. He is also honorary professor of Environmental & Resource Economics in the Faculty of Economics & Business Administration and the Institute for Environmental Studies, VU University Amsterdam (VUA). Previously, he was professor of Environmental Economics (1997-2007) at VUA and member of the Dutch Energy Council (2003-2007). He obtained a Masters degree in Econometrics & Operations Research from Tilburg University, and a PhD from VUA. He published 16 books and ~200 journal articles. He was awarded the Royal Shell Prize 2002 and the IEC Environmental Prize 2011, and received awards for several publications. He is editor-in-chief of the journal "Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions", and was awarded an ERC Advanced Grant for the theme "Behavioral-evolutionary analysis of climate policy".