Scientific Founding Members

  • Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, Potsdam (Carlo C. Jaeger)
  • Max Planck Institute for Meteorology, Hamburg (Klaus Hasselmann)
  • Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, UK (Mike Hulme)
  • Fondazione ENI Enrico Mattei, Milano (Carlo Carraro)
  • Nansen Environmental and Remote Sensing Centre, Bergen (Ola M. Johannessen)
  • Paul Scherrer Institut, ETH Zürich (Alexander Wokaun)
  • International Research Center on Environment and Development, Paris (Jean-Charles Hourcade)

Organizational Members

Individual Members

  • Filippo Addarii (Co-Founder & CEO, PlusValue), United Kingdom
  • Alan AtKisson (Director of Dept. of Partnership & Innovation and Assistant Director-General at Sida), Sweden
  • Prof. Dr. Stefano Battiston (SNSF Professor of Banking, University of Zurich, Board Member of GCF), Switzerland
  • Prof. Dr. Lennart Bengtsson (Former Director, Max Planck Institute for Meteorology), Germany/Sweden
  • Prof. Dr. Guido Caldarelli (Full Professor in Theoretical Physics at IMT Lucca), Italy
  • Dr. Ignacio Campino (Former Chairman Desertec Foundation, Chairman BiWiNa), Chile/Germany
  • Prof. Dr. Ilan Chabay (Head of Strategic Research Initiatives and -programmes, IASS – Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies), Germany
  • Nancy Chen (Founder & Managing Director of CXI Legal Consulting), The Netherlands
  • Dr. Ulf Dahlsten (Board Member of Global Utmaning, Visiting Professor at London School of Economics), Sweden/United Kingdom
  • Sebastian Gallehr (Executive Partner at Gallehr Sustainable Risk Management GmbH, Internal Auditor of GCF), Germany
  • Prof. Dr. Sylvie Geisendorf (Chair of Dept. for Environment and Economics at ESCP Europe Buisness School), Germany
  • Prof. Dr. Carlo Giupponi (Full Professor at Ca’ Foscari University Venice, Dean of Venice International University), Italy
  • Dr. Michael Evan Goodsite (Vice-Dean for Research, Faculty of Engineering & Head of Institute of Chemical Engineering, University of Southern Denmark), Denmark
  • Prof. Dr. Hartmut Grassl (Former Director of Max-Planck Institute for Meteorology), Germany
  • Dr. Armin Haas (Head of the GCF research process Integrated Risk Governance, Senior Research Associate at IASS), Germany
  • Dr. Bill Hare (CEO & Managing Director at Climate Analytics), Germany
  • Prof. Dr. Klaus Hasselmann (Co-Founder & Vice-Chairman of GCF, Former Director of Max-Planck Institute for Meteorology, Board Member of GCF), Germany
  • Elke Henning (Head of Finance and Administration at Ackerdemia e.V., Former Head of Administration ECF/GCF), Germany
  • PD Dr. habil Jochen Hinkel (Senior Researcher & Head of the GCF research process Adaptation and Social Learning, Board Member of GCF), Germany
  • Prof. Dr. Dr. Peter Hoeppe (Former Head of Geo Risks Research at MunichRe, Chair of Munich Climate Insurance Initiative MCII, GCF Board Member), Germany
  • Prof. Dr. Carlo Jaeger (Chairman of GCF, Head of GCF research process Green Growth), Germany
  • Prof. Dr. Pavel Kabat (Director General and CEO at IIASA, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis), Austria
  • Tom Kram (Programme Manager Integrated Assessment Modelling at PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency), The Netherlands
  • Dr. Jette Krause (Scientific Technical Officer at JRC Institute for Energy and Transport), Italy
  • Prof. Dr. Sander van der Leeuw (Disting. Sustainability Scientist, J. A. Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University, GCF Board Member), USA
  • Dr. Gerd Leipold (Former Director of Greenpeace, Trustee of the Humboldt Viadrina, Director of Climate Transparency Initiative, Former GCF Board), Germany
  • Dr. Daniel Lincke (Senior Researcher at GCF’s research process Adaptation and Social Learning), Germany
  • Prof. Dr. Kristian Lindgren (Professor in Complex Systems at Chalmers University of Technology), Sweden
  • Prof. Dr. Antoine Mandel (Professor of Applied Mathematics at University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, Internal Auditor GCF), France
  • Prof. Dr. Diana Mangalagiu (Professor at the Smith School of Enterprise and Environment, University of Oxford, Board Member of GCF), UK/France
  • Dr. Frank Meissner (Research Associate at IASS, Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies), Germany
  • Prof. Dr. Jiahua Pan (Director General at Institute for Urban & Environmental Studies, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS)), China
  • Prof. Dr. Stefan Pickl (Chair for Operations Research at Bundeswehr University Munich), Germany
  • Franziska Schuetze (Researcher and PhD candidate in GCF’s research process Green Growth), Germany
  • Prof. Dr. Detlef Sprinz (Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences at University Potsdam), Germany
  • Dr. Gesine Steudle (Senior Researcher in GCF’s research process Green Growth), Germany
  • Prof. Dr. Susanne Stoll-Kleemann (Head of Department, Sustainability Science and Applied Geography at University of Greifswald), Germany
  • Dr. (Joan) David Tàbara Villalba (Associate Senior Researcher at Institut de Ciència i Technologia Ambientals (ICTA), Universitat Autonoma Barcelona), Spain
  • Prof. Dr. Laurence Tubiana (Chairwoman of European Climate Foundation, Founder and Former Director of IDDRI), France
  • Christiane Voelker (Former Head of Administration GCF), Germany
  • Prof. Dr. Bert de Vries (Professor at Institute of Sustainable Development, Former Chair of Global Change and Energy, Utrecht University), The Netherlands
  • Prof. Dr. Helga Weisz (Head of Research Domain Transdisciplinary Concepts and Methods, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research), Germany
  • Konstantin Winter (Head of Administration, Executive Assistant to the Chair at GCF), Germany
  • Dr. Sarah Wolf (Senior Researcher in GCF’s research process Green Growth), Germany