ICREA Research Professor at Institute of Environmental Science & Technology, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. 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. A Master degree in Econometrics & Operations Research from Tilburg University, and a PhD from VUA. His work is much cited, indicated by more than 23,000 citations in Google Scholar. He received the Royal Shell Prize 2002, IEC's (Sant Jordi) Environmental Prize 2011, an ERC Advanced Grant in 2017, and an honorary doctorate from the Netherlands’ Open University in 2019. His latest book is 'Human Evolution Beyond Biology and Culture: Evolutionary Social, Environmental and Policy Sciences' (Cambridge University Press).