Economist with a research focus on sustainable work, ecological macroeconomics, integrated valuation methods and socio-economic theory of action; empirical focus on energy and food. Professor at the Department of Socioeconomics at WU since 2008. Before that, Sigrid Stagl researched and taught at the University of Leeds and University of Sussex (2001-2009). After completing her diploma at WU Vienna, she completed her PhD at the Department of Economics at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, where she was awarded the world's first doctorate in Ecological Economics. For more than a decade she has been involved in the governance of the European Society for Ecological Economics (ESEE). At WU she founded the Institute for Ecological Economics. She is currently Co-Head of the Competence Center for Sustainability Transformation and Responsibility at WU Vienna and Research Group Leader at the Institute for Ecological Economics.