Lena J. Jaspersen University of Leeds, UK
has a multidisciplinary background in international sociology and organisation studies. She has recently completed a Ph.D. in Sustainability Research at the University of Leeds with a study on the role of partnerships between different kinds of organisations in creating low-carbon development pathways. Results of her critical analysis of how such partnerships can facilitate but also inhibit the adoption of off-grid renewable energy technologies in Central America have been published in Energy Policy and Energy for Sustainable Development. Lena’s current research as an Academic Fellow in Technology Innovation Management focuses on processes of social and technology innovation in the field of medical technologies. Lena is also working on visual methods for more agency-oriented research on inter-organisational relationships and networks.