Francis X. Johnson
Telephone: +46 8 674 7041
Mobile: +46 73 707 8524
Title: Senior Research Fellow
Expertise: bio-energy climate and innovation
He has over twenty years of experience in economic and environmental analysis of biofuels, bioenergy strategies, climate mitigation, and energy efficiency. Prior to joining SEI, he was a Senior Research Associate in the Energy Analysis program at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA: He has served as an advisor or expert for international initiatives run by UNIDO, FAO, European Commission, and the Environment Committee of the European Parliament. He has project experience in several different countries in Africa and Asia and has managed or coordinated two international boenergy networks. He has been co-editor of three books and two conference proceedings and served as Editor of the periodical Renewable Energy for Development for 8 years.
He holds a Bachelor of Science in Systems Science and Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania, a Master of Science in Operations Research from the George Washington University and a Master of Arts in Public Policy from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He also completed the pre-dissertation phase of PhD studies in Geography and Environmental Engineering at The Johns Hopkins University and is now completing the PhD dissertation in cooperation with the Energy and Climate Studies Division at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm.
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Energy Access and Biomass Resource Transitions in Malawi (Policy brief - 2013)
Assessing the Climate Impacts of Cookstove Projects: Issues in Emissions Accounting (Working paper - 2013)
Traditional and Improved Use of Biomass for Energy in Africa (Book chapter - 2012)
Evaluating the relative strength of product-specific factors in fuel switching and stove choice decisions in Ethiopia: A discrete choice model of household preferences for clean cooking alternatives (Journal article - 2012)