Meet the Editor-in-Chief for Discover Sustainability

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Professor Walter Leal Filho, Editor-in-Chief

“The launch of Discover Sustainability is very important since, as the international community engages in the implementation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals, it meets the need for a publication which addresses matters related to sustainable development in a truly inclusive and holistic way.”


Editor-in-Chief Professor Walter Leal Filho (BSc, PhD, DSc, DPhil, DL DEd) is the founding director of the European School of Sustainability Science and Research (ESSSR) and of the Inter-University Sustainable Development Research Programme (IUSDRP), holding professorial posts at the Hamburg University of Applied Science (Germany) and Manchester Metropolitan University (UK). 

Professor Leal Filho has over 30 years’ editorial experience, and in excess of 500 publications to his credit.