The SUSTE research team includes the following lecturers at the University of Helsinki:
- Senior university lecturer Ann-Christin Furu (project leader)
- Associate professor Hannah Kaihovirta
- Associate professor Lili-Ann Wolff
SUSTE is also backed up by a reference group including:
- Associate professor emerita Ingrid Engdahl from Stockholm University
- Professor Tarja Karlsson Häikiö from University of Gothenburg,
- Associate professor Mari-Ann Letnes from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim.