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Department of Informatics Informatics and Sustainability Research

Leonard Creutzburg

Leonard Creutzburg, Dr.

  • Postdoc
+41 76 722 77 91
Hardstrasse 235, 8005 Zürich

Leonard Creutzburg is a postdoctoral researcher in the Informatics and Sustainability Research (ISR) Group and at the Zurich Knowledge Center for Sustainable Development (ZKSD).

He studied Political Science (BA) and Socio-Ecological Economics and Policy (MSc) at Goethe University Frankfurt (Main) and the Vienna University of Economics and Business. Subsequently, Leonard worked as a parliamentarian employee for the President of the Austrian National Council in Vienna.

Prior to joining the ISR Group, Leonard was a research assistant at ETH Zurich at the Natural Research Policy Group (NARP) and completed his PhD in Economic Geography (Dr. sc. nat.) at the University of Zurich.


  • Sufficiency
  • Degrowth/post-growth
  • Environmental policy


Scientific articles (peer-reviewed)

  • Creutzburg, L. 2022. “Growing Trees for a Degrowth Society: An Approach to Switzerland’s Forest Sector.” Environmental Values.
  • Ohmura, T., and L. Creutzburg. 2021. “Guarding the For(es)t: Sustainable economy conflicts and stakeholder preference of policy instruments.”  Forest Policy and Economics 131:102553.
  • Creutzburg, L., and E. Lieberherr. 2021. “To log or not to log? Actor preferences and networks in Swiss forest policy.” Forest Policy and Economics 125:102395.
  • Creutzburg, L., T. Ohmura, and E. Lieberherr. 2020. “A Gift Programme for Sustainable Forest Management? A Swiss Perspective on Public Policies and Property Rights.” Geographica Helvetica 75 (2):69-80.

Scientific articles (non peer-reviewed)

Other publications

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