The scientific committee is under the supervision of Friedrich
Hinterberger, president of SERI. Fabrice Flipo is vice-president.
Mauro Bonaiuti teaches at l’Università
di Modena e Reggio, important thinker in the area of degrowth in
Alain Caillé, , Professor of economy and
sociology at Paris X university (Nanterre). Founder of the MAUSS
journal (Anti-utilitarian movement in social sciences) and president.
Auteur, notamment, de : Critique de la raison utilitaire, La Découverte,
1989 ; Don, intérêt et désintéressement,
La Découverte, 1994 ; Anthropologie du don, Desclée
de Brouwer, Paris 2000.
Maurie Cohen is Associate Professor of environmental
policy at the New Jersey Institute (USA) and Reader with the Sustainability
Research Institute at the University of Leeds (UK). He is also the
editor of Sustainability: Science, Practice, and Policy and the
editor (with Joseph Murphy) of Exploring Sustainable Consumption:
Environmental Policy and the Social Sciences (Elsevier, 2001).
Herman E. Daly, Ecological economist and professor
at the School of Public Policy of University of Maryland in the
United States. Previously Senior Economist in the Environment Department
of the World Bank. Co-founder and associate editor of the journal
Ecological Economics. Author of numerous books, including "Steady-State
Economics" (1977; 1991), "Valuing the Earth" (1993),
"Beyond Growth" (1996), "Ecological Economics",
"the Ecology of Economics" (1999), and "for the Common
Good" (1989; 1994).
Richard Douthwaite, economist and co-founder of
Feasta: The Foundation for the Economics of Sustainability, an Irish
based economic think tank. Author of "The Growth Illusion"
(1992), "Short Circuit" (1996) and the "Ecology of
Fabrice Flipo,Maître de conférences
en philosophie, TELECOM & Management SudParis, Laboratoire CEMANTIC
/ Groupe de Recherche ETOS. Auteur de Justice, nature et liberté,
Parangon, 2007; Le développement durable, Bréal, 2007;
Ecologie des infrastructures numériques, Hermès, 2007.
Jean Gadrey, emeritus professor at University
of Lille 1. He published in 2006, with F. Jany-Catrice, "The
new indicators of well-being and development", Palgrave-Macmillan
Alain Gras, Professeur de sociologie, directeur
du CETCOPRA Paris 1, auteur de Le choix du feu, Fayard,
2007; Les macrosystèmes techniques, PUF, 1997 ;
Fragilité de la puissance - se libérer
de l'emprise technologique, Fayard, 2003.
Jacques Grinevald, Professor of Global Ecology
and Sustainable Development at the "Institut des Hautes Etudes
Internationales et du Développement", Geneva. Philosopher
and historian of technological and scientific development. Disciple
and translator of Nicholas Georgescu-Roegen (La Décroissance
: entropie-écologie-économie, 1979, 1995, 2006). Member
Bernard Guibert, Statistician (INSEE), qualified
at école polytechnique, Doctor in Economy. Member of the
Friedrich Hinterberger, Friedrich Hinterberger,
born in 1959, was trained as an economist at universities of Linz
and Giessen. He is founding President of the sustainable Europe
Research Institute (SERI) and heading SERI's Vienna office. He has
vast experience in the research of ecological economics both in
national and international projects. He worked as a Senior Economist
and Officer in Charge of the Department of Material Flows and Structural
Change at the Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy
and has published on Environmental and Ecological Economics as well
as on Social Policy. He is also a visiting lecturer at various universities.
Roefie Hueting,advisor of the Foundation SNI Research,
is the founder of the department of environmental statistics at
Statistics Netherlands (1969). He brought out the ‘Methodology
for the calculation of sustainable national income (SNI)’
(1992), together with Bart de Boer en Peter Bosch. He wrote about
150 articles and papers and three books. He was amongst other things
in the 1980’s a contributing member of the UNEP-World Bank
‘Working Group Environmental Accounting for Sustainable Development’
and contributed to the collection with the same title (WB, 1989).
He received the UN Global 500 Award, is Officer in the Orde of Oranje
Nassau (a royal honour) and was nominated by Jan Tinbergen for the
Serge Latouche, Emeritus Professor at the University
of Paris XI, Author of "le Pari de la Decroissance" (the
bet of Degrowth) and many other publication on the subject of degrowth.
Fred Luks Dr. rer. Pol., degree in social economy
and economics. He studied economy at the Hamburg University for
Economics and Politics and at the University of Hawaii at Manoa.
Further research undertaken at New York University, the University
of California at Berkeley, freelance work for the Wuppertal Institute
for Climate, Environment and Energy, a substitute professorship
at the Hamburg Open University and several national and international
lectures. Member of SERI.
Sylvia Lorek, Researcher and
policy consultant for sustainable consumption since 1993. From 1998
to 1999, she worked as a researcher at the Wuppertal Institute for
Climate, Environment and Energy, and Project Coordinator for the
German Federal Environmental Agency on "Priorities, tendencies,
and indicators of environmentally conscious consumer behaviour."
Since 2000 she is working with the Sustainable Europe Research Institute
on studies and as consultant for national und international organisations.
(OECD, EU, EEA, Wuppertal Institute, ProSus Norway etc.)
Joan Martinez-Alier, Professor Dept Economics
and Economic History at the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona. He
is the author of Ecological Economics: Energy, Environment and Society
(1987) and The Environmentalism of the Poor: A Study of Ecological
Conflicts and Valuation (2002). Founding member and President (2006,
20078) of the International Society for Ecological Economics.
Oksana Mont, Associate Professor at the International
Institute for Industrial Environmental Economics at Lund University,
Sweden. She has been working in the area of sustainable production
and consumption in the last 10 years.
Inge Ropke, Associate Professor at the Technical
University of Denmark, Departement of Manufacturing Engineering
and Management. Her research concerns the develoment of modern ecological
economics as well as changes in everyday life, technology, and consumption
in an environmental perspective.
Christer Sanne, has been working with future studies
in many fields: traffic and town planning, care and health systems
and work and the use of time. I am now retired from a post as teacher/researcher
at KTH (Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm) but keep up
some work. My latest book (2007, in Swedish) is called "Keynes grandchildren"
with reference to his vision of a society which has solved "the
production problem" allowing us to enjoy our leisure rather
than spoiling the earth by overproducing. http://goto.glocalnet.net/christersanne
François Schneider, Co-founder of Research
and Degrowth; SERI Member. Worked at INSA-France, CML in Holland,
IIÖ and SERI in Austria, Estonian Nature Fund, INETI-Portugal.
Wolfgang Sachs, President of Research Unit at
the Wuppertal institute. He coordinates the Project "Globalization
and Sustainability" and PhD Collegium "Environment and
Fairness in the World Trade Regime" in the Wuppertal Institute.
Joachim H. Spangenberg, ALARM-Projekt / Biozönoseforschung,
Socio-economics in biodiversity/Dept. of Community Ecology, Helmholtz
Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ
Sigrid Stagl, SPRU, University of Sussex. She's
an evolutionary/institutional economist who works in the interdisciplinary
field of ecological economics. She got the first PhD in Ecological
Economics worldwide. She's vice-president of ESEE.