Sanne Akerboom

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Sanne Akerboom is an assistant professor of Law and Politics of the Energy Transition at the Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development, Utrecht University and Director of the Sustainable Industry Lab. She is a lawyer and political scientist and finished an interdisciplinary PhD on public participation in the energy at the University of Amsterdam. Today she works on transformative law for sustainability and energy transitions and deals with regulatory and governance structures for renewable electricity production, the built environment and the energy-intensive industry. Her work focuses on the role of law and the role of governments in the energy transition and its relation to society, including the concept of the ‘fair energy transition’.

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