Elin is responsible for the Global Utmaning program for sustainable cities. She has worked in policy development and advocacy within the framework of the UN's new development agenda focusing on sustainable urban development.
Elin has broad experience working on development issues including democracy, human rights, gender equality and security with the United Nations, governments and civil society.
She holds a Master's degree in political science from Stockholm University and is part of the Folke Bernadotte Academy's International Election Observatory base. She is also an international expert for the Palm Center.