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Raphael Heffron's picture
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Professor Raphael Heffron is Dean of the Faculty of Law at the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine and Professor in Global Energy Law & Sustainability. He is also Jean Monnet Professor in the Just Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy awarded by the European Commission (2019-2022). In 2020, he was appointed as Senior Counsel at Janson law firm in Brussels (Belgium). Professor Heffron is a qualified Barrister-at-Law, and a graduate of both Oxford (MSc) and Cambridge (MPhil & PhD). His work all has a principal focus on achieving a sustainable and just transition to a low-carbon economy, and combines a mix of law, policy and economics. He has published over 170 publications of different types and is the most cited scholar in his field worldwide (2200+ Scopus) with translated work in multiple languages including Chinese, Italian, and Persian. Professor Heffron has given just over 180 keynotes or guest lectures in 51 countries worldwide.
Lone Dirckinck-Holmfeld's picture
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Lone Dirckinck-Holmfeld is professor in Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Learning and Design, Aalborg University. Ph.D. from Roskilde University and former Dean, The Faculty of Humanities, Aalborg University (AAU). Main field of research is networked learning, human-centered design, implementation of ICT and learning in organisations, and ICT for development. Currently, she is engaged in research capacity development projects in Northern Uganda on Transforming Education, and on Green Charcoal Inclusive Innovation. Has authored and co-authored several books, papers, articles, and reports. Please have a look at https://vbn.aau.dk/en/persons/100287/publications/ L., Hodgson, V., & McConnell, D. (Eds.) (2012). Exploring the Theory, Pedagogy and Practice of Networked Learning. New York: Springer Science+Business Media, 318 p.
Sevin Yeltekin's picture
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Dean of Simon Business School. University of Rochester Professor of Economics and Business
Maurizio Teli's picture
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Maurizio Teli is Associate Professor in the Department of Planning at the University of Aalborg, Denmark. He holds a PhD in Sociology and Social Research and has always worked in interdisciplinary contexts focusing on the political dimensions of the production and use of digital technologies. With an ethnographic sensibility, he engages in and contributes to the participatory design of digital technologies. He has worked in or coordinated a few EU funded projects, for example the PIE News/Commonfare H2020 project and as part of the Grassroots Radio project. Now, he is Chair of the Centre for Sustainable and Digital Transformation at the TECH Faculty of IT and Design at Aalborg University.
Matteo Lissandrini's picture
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Assistant Professor at Aalborg University (Denmark) in the Computer Science department.
Fiona Hart's picture
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Project coordinator for a youth initiative bringing together young people across Europe and Africa to engage with politics and develop their perspectives on key global challenges.
Aferdita Bytyqi's picture
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Ms Aferdita Bytyqi is the Senior Coordinator of the Secretariat of the Lancet and Financial Times Commission. She directs and coordinates the implementation of the Commission work plan, the report and its derivative technical materials, and all activities related to the Commission and Secretariat.
Tara McKay's picture
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Dr. McKay is a sociologist and assistant professor of Medicine, Health, and Society with a secondary appointment in Health Policy at Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center. She is also an Associate Director of the Vanderbilt University LGBTQ+ Policy Lab.
Michael Jakob's picture
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Michael Jakob is a senior fellow at the Ecologic Institute in Berlin, and a research fellow at the Mercator Research Institute on Global Commons and Climate Change (MCC). His research investigates climate change mitigation in developing countries, the political economy of climate policy, and the interlinkages between environmental policy and human well-being.
Jeni Sorensen's picture
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Director, Human Trafficking Research Initiative at Innovations for Poverty Action

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