- PETER TOM JONES
. Research Manager Industrial Ecology, University of Leuven, Belgium
Apart from his academic work at the University of Leuven, Peter Tom Jones is active in transition management. He is co-founder of Plan C, the Flemish transition arena for Sustainable Materials Management, and Terra Reversa, a think tank for ecological economics. He is the author of several books and articles concerning ecology, ecological economics, climate change and transition management.
- ANDRÉ SOARES
. Environmental Designer and Consultant / Sustainability Director of Boom Festival, Portugal and Ecocentro IPEC, Brazil
André Soares is environmental designer and consultant. He has founded several NGOs, including the largest sustainability demonstration and education centre in South America, Ecocentro IPEC in Pirenópolis, Brazil. For the last 20 years, he has done consultancies in the area of transition to sustainability in North and South America, Australia, Europe and Africa.
WWW.BOOMFESTIVAL.ORG - WWW.EGOCENTRO.ORG
- JUDITH KNIGHT
. Director Artsadmin, United Kingdom
Judith Knight is co-director and founder of Artsadmin, a unique organisation producing contemporary theatre, dance, live art, visual arts and interdisciplinary projects, which, over the last thirty years, has supported many of the most innovative artists in the UK. Artsadmin is a member of the Imagine 2020 Network and has, in recent years, focussed much of its work on issues of climate change.
- JOHAN PENSON
. Technical Director Rosas and President of Bastt, Belgium
Trained as a sound engineer, Johan Penson is technical director of Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker’s dance company Rosas and president of Bastt (Belgian association of scenographers and theatre technicians), an organization with sustainability high on the agenda. He is also member of Cultuurforum eco-atelier, a think tank created by the minister of culture of Flanders to investigate the role of culture in the transition towards a durable society.
WWW.ROSAS.BE - WWW.BASTT.BE
- ADAM VON HAFFNER PAULSEN
. News director Index Awards, Denmark
Adam von Haffner Paulsen is in charge of the newly formed INDEX: News Department, managing the ever increasing Design to Improve Life news gallery. He has worked for INDEX since 2005. As a graduate of the Graphic Arts Institute of Denmark, he holds a diploma in Creative Basics.
- HELEN HEATHFIELD
. Director of energy and environment Julie´s Bicycle, United Kingdom
Helen Heathfield trained as an environmental economist and has been applying it to buildings, energy, climate change and our behaviour ever since. As Director of Energy and Environment at Julie’s Bicycle, Helen has undertaken nearly 100 carbon audits and Industry Green assessments, providing advice to hundreds of arts organizations. Helen is passionate about transforming our relationship with ourselves and with our planet.
- JULIE BROMILOW
. Education officer centre for alternative technology, Wales
Julie Bromilow has a BA in Art and Art History. She then qualified as a teacher and taught in primary schools in England and Ghana. She worked as an Environmental Education Officer at Pestalozzi International Development Education Centre in the UK, then won a Japanese Government scholarship to research the UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development. She has worked as an education officer at CAT since 2007, running sustainability education programmes for all subjects and ages.