Dr. Patrick Schröder

Dr. Patrick Schröder

Research Fellow
Institute of Development Studies


Patrick Schröder is Research Fellow at the Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, where he leads the research portfolio on sustainable consumption and production (SCP) and circular economy. He previously worked on the topic of SCP in EU-Asia development cooperation programmes, including the SWITCH-Asia Network Facility, and at the Collaborating Centre on Sustainable Consumption and Production.

From 2008-2014, he was based in Beijing working for GIZ Sino-German climate change cooperation, implementing low-carbon development projects in China. Patrick holds a PhD in Environmental Studies from Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.

Paper: The Sustainable Consumer: The Future of Trade in a Sustainable Global Economy