Dr Diana Mangalagiu is a Professor at the Environmental Change Institute, University of Oxford and Neoma Business School, France. She holds a PhD in Artificial Intelligence from Ecole Polytechnique and pursued postgraduation in Science with specialisation in Physics. She also has two postgraduate degrees in social sciences with specialisation in Sociology and Management.
Dr Mangalagiu has over two decades of experience in research, teaching and advising on sustainability, long-term planning, risk governance. She is an expert in the articulation of environmental and economic policies in corporate and public policy settings, addressed through modelling, stakeholder-based inquiry and foresight approach.
Dr Mangalagiu authored numerous scientific articles and books in fundamental and applied areas. She co-founded the Initiative for Science, Society and Policy Dialogue, is a scientific board member of the Global Climate Forum, Integrated Risk Governance Project, IPBES and SEI Initiative on Governing Bioeconomy. She co-chaired the pan-European Environmental Outlook of the UNEP and advised the Sustainable Biomass Partnership. She leads and participates in advisory, research and development projects with national and regional governments, companies and World Bank, OECD and UN agencies.