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Mathai, Wanjira

Mathai, Wanjira

08 June 2021 - Wanjira Mathai is the Vice President and Regional Director for Africa at the World Resources Institute (WRI). She formerly served as Co-chair of WRI’s Global Restoration Council and a Senior Advisor to the Global Restoration Initiative. She is the...

Krznaric, Roman

Krznaric, Roman

31 May 2021 - Roman Krznaric is a public philosopher who writes about the power of ideas to change society. His latest book is The Good Ancestor: How to Think Long Term in a Short Term World. His previous international bestsellers, including Empathy, The...

Mbanefo, Christopher

Mbanefo, Christopher

27 May 2021 - Christopher Mbanefo describes himself as a humble seeker of wisdom and peace, while embarking on an intergalactic space trip as a resident of a beautiful blue planet in orbit round a star we fondly know as our sun. He uses his multicultural background to...

Patel, Sheela

Patel, Sheela

21 May 2021 - Sheela Patel is the founder director of the Society for Promotion of Area Resource Centres (SPARC), an NGO based in Mumbai, that has been working since 1984 to support community organisations of the urban poor in their efforts to access secure housing...

Hoffmann, André

Hoffmann, André

19 May 2021 - André Hoffmann is a businessman, environmentalist, and philanthropist, and a passionate advocate for business as a force for good. André is Vice Chairman of Roche Holding AG, the family business. He also sits on the Board of SystemIQ, the Board of...

Nicolopoulou-Stamati, Polyxeni

Nicolopoulou-Stamati, Polyxeni

17 February 2021 - Dr. Polyxeni Nicolopoulou-Stamati has organized, implemented and directed (2004-2014) the 2-year Postgraduate Master Program of the Medical School of National and Kapodistrian University of Athens entitled: “Environment and Health: Capacity Building...

Williams, Dessima

Williams, Dessima

17 February 2021 - Dessima Williams is a Grenadian diplomat and former Ambassador to the United Nations from Grenada who was reappointed to the ambassadorship in 2008. She was a professor of sociology, development and gender at Brandeis University in Waltham,...

Swilling, Mark

Swilling, Mark

17 February 2021 - The primary research focus of my career can be defined as ‘societal transitions’, initially with respect to democratization and governance up until the late 1990s, and subsequently within the wider discipline of sustainability studies. The dynamics...

Preiser, Rika

Preiser, Rika

17 February 2021 - Dr Rika Preiser’s research explores the conceptual development of complexity and how the study of the features and dynamics of Complex Adaptive Systems inform novel ways for thinking and anticipating more equitable social-ecological transformation...

Ratanawaraha, Apiwat

Ratanawaraha, Apiwat

17 February 2021 - ASSOC. PROF. APIWAT RATANAWARAHA (PH.D.) Educational history Ph.DMIT, USA 2006 (Economic Development & Technology Policy) MCPMIT, USA 2002 (International Development & Regional Planning) M. Phil. University of Cambridge, UK 1997 (Land...

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