Board of Directors

The International Society for Ecological Economics operates in accordance with a Constitution, and a set of Bylaws, adopted by its members. All officers are elected or appointed by the elected Board. The Board consists of the President, Past-President, President-Elect and ten additional board members, plus two Student Representative board members. 

The Board meets by Zoom monthly. From 2021, elections will be held annually to elect five of the ten board members.  All terms are two years, except for in 2022, when five board members will be up for election after having served one year only. 

2023 Executive Board



Roldan Muradian
Universidade Federal Fluminense, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

President, ISEE 2020


Joshua Farley
University of Vermont, USA

Erik Gomez-Baggethun


Erik Gomez-Baggethun
Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU), Norway

Anne Aitken

Executive Director

Anne Carter Aitken

Treasurer (non-voting)
Eszter Kelemen

2023 Student Members

Gabriel de Castro

Gabriel de Castro
Universidade Federal do Ceará, Brazil

Lizah Makombore

Lizah Makambore
University of Vermont, USA

2023 Board

Brototi Roy

Brototi Roy
University of Antwerp, Belgium

Christine Corlet Walker

Christine Corlet Walker
Centre for the Understanding of Sustainable Prosperity, University of Surrey

Louison Cahen Fouro

Louison Cahen-Fourot
Roskilde University, Denmark

Lina Brand Correa

Lina Brand Correa
York University, Canada

M. Azahara Mesa Jurado

M. Azahara Mesa-Jurado
El Colegio de la Frontera Sur (ECOSUR), Mexico

Paola Aria Arevalo

Paola Arias-Arévalo
Department of Economics, Universidad del Valle, Colombia

Paula Novo

Paula Novo
Sustainability Research Institute, University of Leeds, UK

Sophia Sanniti

Sophia Sanniti
Vatican Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development

Xi Ji

Xi Ji
School of Economics & Center for Human and Economic Development Studies at Peking University

Zafarani Uwingabire, Ph.D.

Zafarani Uwingabire
French National Institute for Research on Agriculture, Food, & the Environment (INRAe), Agroecology Joint Research Unit in Dijon, France


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