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Lisa Sanderink is a researcher and PhD candidate in the department of Environmental Policy Analysis of the Institute for Environmental Studies (IVM) at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. She has a background in European Studies from the University of Amsterdam and Environment and Resource Management from the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. Her Master’s thesis addressed discursive fragmentation in global climate change governance. Currently, Lisa Sanderink is working on the CLIMENGO project, which is funded by the Swedish Energy Agency. This project aims to map the institutional complexity of global climate change and energy governance, evaluate its effectiveness and legitimacy, and to develop a knowledge base for decision makers.


Global climate change governance, global energy governance, discourse analysis, text analysis and institutional complexity.


2015: Master’s degree in Environment and Resource Management (Cum Laude), Institute for Environmental Studies, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.

2014: Bachelor’s degree in European Studies, with a specialization in International and European Law, University of Amsterdam.


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Research Output 2017 2017

Mapping the Institutional Architecture of the Climate-Energy Nexus

Sanderink, L., Widerberg, O. E., Kristensen, K. E. G. & Pattberg, P. H. 11 Sep 2017 Amsterdam: Institute for Environmental Studies/IVM. 55 p. (R17-04)

Research output: ScientificReport

Open Access

The climate governance regime complex: Institutions, actors and discourses

Pattberg, P. H., Sanderink, L., Widerberg, O. E., Cadman, T. (ed.), Maguire, R. (ed.) & Sampford, C. (ed.) 2017 Governing the climate change regime: Institutional integrity and integrity systems. Oxon, UK: Routledge, p. 47-69

Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewChapter