Adrian Smith is a professor of Technology and Society at the Science Policy Research Unit of the University of Sussex Business School. He is a leading expert on grassroots innovations for sustainable development and was recently named among the world’s most highly cited researchers.
Based in the UK, David Watson is a chartered physicist and experienced nuclear professional who has lived, worked and traveled in Europe, the US, Japan and Latin America. He is editor-in-chief of the Generation Atomic magazine, a place for fresh thinking and unexpected stories about atomic energy.
Professor Edward Kosior is an expert at plastics recycling with both academic and hands-on experience in the sector. In his decades-long career he has been instrumental in designing numerous modern recycling plants and has achieved a number of patented recycling breakthroughs.
Edwin R. Stafford is a professor of marketing at Utah State University’s Jon M. Huntsman School of Business. His research and expertise center on sustainable entrepreneurship and the marketing of renewable energy, clean technology, and sustainability issues.
Iggy Bassi is a sustainability-focused entrepreneur and founder of Cervest, a startup working on an AI platform that can assist in climate security-related decisions. He has advised some of the largest global organizations on sustainability, including Fortune 500 companies.
Jeana Cadby is a science writer and doctoral candidate studying sustainable agriculture. Her background includes a bachelor’s and master’s degree in plant and soil sciences, and she works in STEM education.
Jean-Marie Berniolles is an engineer teaching at the CNRS-Aix Marseille joint research center. He is a specialist in severe nuclear accidents and formerly worked at the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA).
Prof. Jean-Philippe Vuillez is a specialist nuclear medicine in the Nuclear Medicine Department at CHU-Grenoble, Professor of Biophysics, and the President of the French Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SFMN).
Leia Edwards is a part-time UK-based blockchain developer and cryptocurrency trader. She is also an environmentalist and freelance writer who specializes in sustainable living practices and green solutions.
Lily Hu is a junior at the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley where she studies business administration and data science. Lily has a keen interest in combining technological innovation with sustainability.
Lionel Taccoen is the founder of the Geopolitics of Electricity newsletter. He represented the French electric utility Électricité de France (EDF) in its dealings with the European institutions from 1987 to 2000, and also served as president of the European Commission’s consultative committee on energy from 1998 to 2001.
Maruan Basic worked at the French Ministry for the Ecological and Inclusive Transition before becoming an analyst for the French Society for Nuclear Energy (SFEN). He is a frequent commentator in the French media regarding the role of nuclear power in environmental policies.
Michel Gay is a French energy commentator, environmental advocate and the author of three books, including “Vive le Nucléaire Heureux l” (Long Live Happy Nuclear) for which he was awarded the Yves Chelet Prize by the French Society for Nuclear Energy (SFEN) in December 2016.
Monalisa Bhattacherjee is a PhD scholar at the Indian Institute of Technology in Patna, specializing in cognitive linguistics and ecolinguistics with particular attention to animal metaphors and the social position of animals.
Neel Inamdar is head of the Sustainable Fisheries Finance and Aquaculture initiative at the environmental nonprofit Ocean Outcomes. He has over 20 years experience with value chains spanning fisheries and agriculture through real estate and tourism and in emerging markets ranging from Indonesia to Kenya.
Rauli Partanen is an independent, award winning science writer and analyst and is the lead author of the ”Sustainable Nuclear – An Assessment of the Sustainability of Nuclear Power for the EU Taxonomy Consultation 2019”, a report written for the Technical Expert Group charged by the European Commission to prepare the Taxonomy of Sustainable Investments.
Razan Al Mubarak is the founding managing director of the Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund and the managing director of Emirates Nature-WWF. Currently a candidate for President of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), she also serves as managing director of the Environment Agency-Abu Dhabi (EAD). In 2018 the World Economic Forum selected her as one of the top 100 Young Global Leaders.
Rituparna Majumdar is an environmental scientist with a master’s degree who has worked on sustainable water treatment practices in her native India and assisted UN Environment in formulating green economic policies for developing countries. Her passion lies in working in areas of sustainability, climate change challenges and risk management strategies.
Shermin De Silva is a conservationist and wildlife biologist who is president and founder of Trunks & Leaves Inc., a nonprofit that is focused on evidence-based conservation and education outreach in Asia to protect wild elephants. She is a member of the Asian Elephant Specialist Group of the IUCN Species Survival Commission.
Tim Foxon is professor of Sustainability Transitions at the Science Policy Research Unit of the University of Sussex. His research explores technological and social factors relating to the innovation of new energy technologies, the co-evolution of technologies and institutions for a transition to a sustainable low-carbon economy, as well as relations and interdependencies between energy use and economic growth.
Tim Yeo is a businessman, energy expert, and former member of the UK Parliament. He served as the Minister for the Environment and Countryside under Prime Minister John Major from 1993-1994 and Chairman of the Energy and Climate Change Select Committee from 2010-2015.
Veronika Perková is an environmental journalist, copywriter and lecturer at Masaryk University in the Czech Republic. She is a host of a podcast called Nature Solutionaries, which highlights the work of conservationists who are engaged in projects to help save nature and inspire others to do the same.
Dr. Victor Nian is a Senior Research Fellow at the Energy Studies Institute of the National University of Singapore, Visiting Fellow at the University of Cambridge, and the Executive Director of UNiLAB on Integrated Systems Analysis Tools.