Lina Brand Correa

Assistant Professor, University of York, Canada

Lina Brand Correa

Lina is currently working on the LiLi (Living Well Within Limits) Project, using participatory workshops to analyse the relationship between energy services and human needs in six different case study countries (UK, Germany, Colombia, Vietnam, Zambia and Nepal). This work builds on her PhD project “Following the ‘golden thread’: exploring the energy dependency of economies and human well-being”.


Lina completed her PhD at the University of Leeds in 2018, before that she received an MSc (distinction) in Ecological Economics at the University of Edinburgh and a BA in Economics from the National University of Colombia, Medellín campus. She has experience working as an editorial assistant for an economics journal as well as a research assistant, both in the National University of Colombia.

Research interests

  • Impact of energy systems on climate change
  • Exergy and useful work analysis
  • Energy (services) requirements for the satisfaction of human needs
  • EROI (energy return on investment)