ICREA Research Professor at Institute of Environmental Science & Technology, Univ. Autònoma de Barcelona. Also Honorary Professor of Environmental & Resource Economics in School of Economics & Business and Institute for Environmental Studies, VU University Amsterdam (VUA). Editor-in-chief of journal Environmental Innovation & Societal Transitions. Previously, full professor of Environmental Economics (1997-2007) at VUA and member of the Dutch Energy Council (2003-2007). Obtained Masters degree in Econometrics & Operations Research from Tilburg University, and PhD from VUA. His work is much cited (e.g. >18 000 Google Scholar citations). He received Royal Shell Prize 2002, IEC's Environmental Prize 2011, several awards for publications, and an ERC Advanced Grant. His latest book is Human Evolution Beyond Biology and Culture: Evolutionary Social, Environmental and Policy Sciences (Cambridge University Press, Oct. 2018).