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Professor of Industrial Ecology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Richard Wood is a professor at the Industrial Ecology Programme at NTNU. Richard specializes in studies of sustainable consumption and production, using quantitative approaches that capture the globalisation and development aspects of the field. He contributes to the development of input-output (IO) and associated life-cycle techniques for the analysis of environmental “footprints” and other consumption and trade based analysis. He contributes to both methodological and empirical efforts in the field, and is a developer of EXIOBASE, one of the most detailed global environmental input-output databases available. Richard is the Editorital director for the Journal of Industrial Ecology, European Office, fulfilling a co-editor in chief role.


  • 2016–present
    Professor, NTNU