Eric Kemp-Benedict is a senior scientist at the Stockholm Environment Institute. With a PhD in theoretical physics from Boston University, his research focuses on macroeconomic analysis for sustainable consumption and production. At SEI he has contributed to studies on diverse topics of relevance to sustainability at national, regional, and global levels, and has developed and applied tools and methods for participatory and study-specific sustainability analyses. Eric led SEI’s Rethinking Development theme for two years, and served for three years as director of SEI’s Asia Centre. He is currently based in the Boston area.