Emma is Vice Mayor of Lysekil Municipality and member of the European Committee of the Regions for the Greens.
Over the years, Emma Nohrén has held many positions in her party, including the role of spokesperson for the party locally, member of the executive committee of the party at county level and member of the National Executive. She has also been involved in the Swedish Society for Nature Conservation and was Chair in her county branch for two years and in the municipal branch for four years.
Her main political focus areas are international development cooperation, rural development, limnic and marine water issues, fisheries, chemicals and gene technology, hunting and game management.
Emma Nohrén holds a Master of Science degree with a major in Marine Ecology. She has also conducted PhD studies. She has studied shallow marine ecosystems and the anthropogenic foot prints in these areas. She has taught courses in Ecology and Fisheries at the University of
Gothenburg and is passionate about making science, especially marine science, accessible to a broader audience. During her years as the head of Havets Hus, a public aquarium showcasing native marine wild life, she was able to combine her interest in the ocean and environmental
issues with teaching and outreach activities. Her lecturing and teaching have been much appreciated by people of all ages. She has also appeared as a marine expert in nature programs and children’s programs on television and radio.