Academic, practitioner, consultant and trainer/teacher on environmental and sustainability governance, metagovernance, public management, policy coherence and integration.
Louis Meuleman is an academic, practitioner, consultant and trainer/teacher on environmental and sustainability governance, metagovernance, public management, policy coherence and integration. He is member and currently vice chair of the United Nations Committee of Experts on Public Administration (CEPA), member of the Scientific Committee of the European Environment Agency (EEA), visiting professor public governance at KU Leuven University (Belgium), and affiliated with the University of Massachusetts Boston (USA), Wageningen University (Netherlands) and Bucharest University of Economic Studies (Romania). During the last 10 years of his 40 years’ public administration experience at subnational, national, European and UN level, he was policy coordinator at the European Commission (2011-2020). Earlier he was among others director of the Dutch science-policy advisory council RMNO. He has a PhD in public administration (Public Management and the Metagovernance of Hierarchies, Networks and Markets (Springer, 2008) and an MSc in environmental biology. His latest book is Metagovernance for Sustainability (Routledge, 2018). As co-founder of Public Strategy for Sustainable Development (ps4sd), he advises among others national governments, the European Commission, UN bodies and the OECD on SDG implementation challenges.
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