Robert Boyer is a Senior Researcher in Sustainable Business at RISE Research Institutes of Sweden.
He earned his PhD in Regional Planning from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2013. Boyer has published research in diverse areas, connected by an overarching theme of sharing and other cooperative strategies for sustainability. His focus at RISE is on Mobility as a Service (MaaS) and the Circular Economy. Before moving to Sweden in early 2019, he served on the faculty of Geography & Earth Sciences at University of North Carolina-Charlotte, where his research focused primarily on sustainable community development, grassroots innovation, and urban bicycling. Boyer is an experienced teacher, and a lover of languages, primates, improvisational comedy, and dogs.