Sigrid Stagl is an economist and full professor at WU in Vienna. Currently she works on (1) institutional arrangement that foster sustainable work, (2) developing socio-economic theories of human behaviour and (3) the effects of financialisation on the Environment. Her PhD in the field of Ecological Economics was awarded by RPI in Troy, New York. Before returning to Vienna she worked at the Universities of Leeds and Sussex. From 2003 to 2009 she served as Vice-President of the ESEE and from 2009 to 2012 as President. At WU she is currently the Head of the Institute of Ecological Economics, Deputy Chair of the Department of Socio-Economics and Programme Director of the MSc Socio-Ecological Economics and Policy.