Therese Rudebeck

Programme Officer


Dr Rudebeck is a Programme Officer at the Swedish Water House (SWH), working on corporate water stewardship and water as a financial risk.

Dr Rudebeck joined SIWI in 2020, and is working on projects that aim to incentivise corporates and financial actor to integrate water risks and opportunities in corporate strategies and financial decision-making.

Before joining SIWI, Dr Rudebeck worked as a lecturer in Environmental and Ecological Economics at University of St Andrews. Prior to taking up the lectureship position, she worked as a Research Associate at the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment, University of Oxford where she worked on a model designed to leverage corporate funding for investments in water-related infrastructure. Dr Rudebeck holds a PhD in Corporate Water Stewardship and an MPhil in Global Water Governance from University of Cambridge, and an MA in Sustainable Development and International Relations from University of St Andrews.

Based on her PhD research, she published a book in 2019 with Springer Nature titled Corporations as Custodians of the Public Good? Exploring the Intersection between Corporate Water Stewardship and Global Water Governance