The Helpdesk Core Team consists of experts at GMV and SLU including Anders Ekbom (Team Leader, Senior Expert), Eva Stephansson (Quality Manager, Senior Expert), Anja-Christina Beier (Senior Expert), Emelie César (Expert), Caroline Dahlbom (Senior Expert) Olof Drakenberg (Senior Expert), Göran Ek (Senior Expert), Jacqueline Ernerot (Senior expert), Linda Engström (Expert), Maria Göthberg (Junior expert), Daniel Slunge (Senior Expert), Susanne von Walter (Senior Expert), Hanna Wolf (Expert), Lisa Åhrgren (Expert), Gunilla Ölund Wingqvist (Senior Expert).
The Core Team represents a broad range of experience and competence with a deep understanding of Sida’s needs and expectations in this field. This is based on long individual as well as broad collective experience in providing expert advise to Sida on environmental mainstreaming.
The Helpdesk expertise includes theoretical and practical knowledge of environmental economics, strategic environmental assessment (SEA) and other strategic tools for environmental mainstreaming e.g. in country strategy and strategy processes, budget support and sector program support. The Helpdesk also has expertise in the area of theory and practice of environmental assessment tools such as EIA and SEA for environmental mainstreaming in development cooperation projects and programmes.
The Helpdesk’s expertise further includes development and application of effective and appropriate learning tools, trainings, guidance material and methods for environmental mainstreaming. The Helpdesk also has expertise in coaching Sida staff and partners in cooperation on environmental mainstreaming. Furthermore, the Helpdesk offers support in many different languages e.g. Swedish, German, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Danish and Indonesian.