Anne Charlotte



PhD candidate


Profile summary

  • Food system sustainability
  • Technology and innovation
  • Transdisciplinary research
  • System transformation
  • Planetary health

Anne Charlotte Bunge's research focuses on the transformative potential of novel food system technologies for the Nordic food sector

Bunge is a PhD candidate at the Stockholm Resilience Centre. Her research focuses on assessing the sustainability of novel food system technologies and their transformative potential for the Nordic Countries. To undertake this research, she applies an inter- and transdisciplinary approach using, among others, life cycle assessment studies and the keystone actor concept.

Before starting as a PhD candidate, Bunge was an intern at the World Health Organisation Office for non-communicable diseases in Moscow where she conducted her Master's thesis on sustainable food profiling models as a policy tool.

She holds a MSc in Public Health from Charité in Berlin where she was active as a Campus Ambassador for the Planetary Health Alliance, raising awareness on the interconnectedness of environmental degradation and human health.

As part of her studies, she completed a study exchange at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology Kumasi, Ghana. During her Undergraduate studies in Health Sciences at the University Bremen, Germany, she did a research semester at the Sahlgrenska Academy in Gothenburg.

Before commencing her PhD, Bunge worked as an external consultant for the European Public Health Alliance in Brussels, disentangling the human health implications of animal-based food products in the European Union.

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