Associate Professor, UNSW

Dr Thomas (Tommy) Wiedmann is Associate Professor of sustainability research and leader of the Sustainability Assessment Program at UNSW Sydney. He has long-standing expertise in integrated sustainability assessment and environmental footprint analysis. His main research question is how to achieve human and planetary wellbeing concurrently. Tommy leads the national IELab e-research infrastructure and coordinates a number of research projects related to sustainability. In 2012 he received the Thomson Reuters Citation Award in Australia and has been listed as Highly Cited Researcher and World's Most Influential Scientific Minds annually since 2015.


  • 2013–present
    Associate Professor, UNSW Sydney, Australia
  • 2011–2012
    Senior Research Scientist, CSIRO Ecosystem Sciences, Canberra, Australia
  • 2002–2010
    Senior Research Associate, Stockholm Environment Institute, York, UK


  • 1995 
    University of Ulm, Germany, PhD
  • 1990 
    University of Ulm, Germany, Diploma in Sciences (Chemistry)