Johannes Klein

Senior Researcher

+358 40 158 9357

Johannes is our experienced climate change adaptation researcher. With a special focus on the governance of adaptation in an urban and regional context, he knows how to find pathways to sustainable and resilient communities through academic research. He is inspired to contribute in just, transformative, and inclusive adaptation action. 


Being trained as an environmental engineer (University of Stuttgart) and with a D.Sc. in Land Use Planning and Urban Studies (Aalto University), Johannes feels at home in academic research, interdisciplinary work, and hands-on activities. Before working at Demos Helsinki, he gained experience in research and academia.


Currently at Demos Helsinki, Johannes leads the work package on just transition and social equity in the Regions4Climate project.


Besides academic research, Johannes enjoys playing classical music. He has played double bass or cello in more than eight orchestras!