Lars Fogh Mortensen is responsible for the work of the European Environment Agency (EEA) on Network Coordination and International Cooperation. He is a trained economist from the University of Copenhagen and has over 20 years of international experience on sustainable development analyses. He led for many years the work of the EEA on sustainable consumption & production and waste and prior to that he has worked at the OECD and the UN Rio Secretariat. He has written a large number of reports, articles and book chapters on sustainability, focusing on mainly on policy options, measuring sustainability, and systems of sustainable consumption and production.