Expression of Interest of the 2nd edition
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The Jury gathered in London, the 28th of June 2012, at the Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design. It selected the best projects of this second Challenge.
The Jury is composed of 3 groups of professionals from the fields of design, sustainability, and energy.
Founder and Programme Director, Future Agenda
Tim Jones is Founder and Programme Director of the Future Agenda project - the world's first global open foresight programme - which is sharing key insights in books, on-line and through varied events around the world. Moreover he continues to lead the annual Innovation Leaders analysis, is an advisor to several companies and provides strategic support to a number of leading organisations. Tim is also co-founder of a new global expert network, The Growth Agenda, that helps organisations identify new growth platforms. Tim is a recognised expert in innovation and future growth. He is the author of numerous articles and 8 related books.
Creative Director and Founder, Transplant
An educated graphic designer, she started her career in her homeland Sweden, she then worked as a designer in Paris for 14 years. In 2001 she founded Ralston & Bau with the French designer Alexandre Bau. Together, they designed spaces and furniture for the Parisian restaurants Sur un Arbre Perché, Sous les Cerisiers and Paris s'Eveille.
In 2004, Ralston & Bau moved their creative base to Dale i Sunnfjord, on the west coast of Norway. They founded Nordic Materials, in 2005, an innovative materials database and network with focus on sustainable solutions. The Transplant building was completed in 2007. Searching to develop design projects that give meaningful results to social problematics, the Ideal Lab' was created and started in 2010.
Design Director, KONE Corporation
Anne Stenros (Helsinki, Finland) graduated as Master of Architecture from University of Oulu, Finland and University of California, Berkeley. She has the doctorate in technology in the field of architectural theory from Helsinki University of Technology. Since 1995 to 2004 she acted as a Managing Director of Design Forum Finland. In 2005 she acted as Executive Director of Hong Kong Design Centre. Currently she is Design Director (Vice President, Design) of KONE Corporation. She has lectured around the world and written articles on the theory and philosophy of architecture and design. Her latest book Design ®Evolution (2005) is about corporate design strategy. She is also the member of the business panel on future EU innovation policy by DG Enterprise and Industry of European Commission (2009) and the member of the board of Tampere University of Technology.
Director, The Centre for Sustainable Design
Martin has an MBA from Aston Business School (UK) and postgraduate diploma in marketing. Martin attended The Earth Summit in Rio in 1992.
Martin has worked at director level on business sustainability issues in consultancy, leisure, publishing, training, events and research for over 22 years.
Presently, he sits on the expert boards of the EC Eco-Innovation Observatory and the World Resources Forum. Martin is the producer and organiser of the ‘Sustainable Innovation’ international conference series that is its 16th year. He is a regular international conference speaker and author and editor of various books and publications.
Team Leader, Sustainable Lifestyles, CSCP; Project Director, SPREAD Sustainable Lifestyles 2050
Cheryl is the team leader for sustainable lifestyles at the UNEP/Wuppertal Institute Collaborating Centre on Sustainable Consumption & Production (CSCP) and project director for the SPREAD Sustainable Lifestyles 2050 European Social Platform project, which is developing a vision and roadmap for sustainable lifestyle models of the future.
Cheryl is Canadian, and a graduate of The University of Western Ontario, with studies in International Relations and Environmental Science. Cheryl is currently based in Geneva, Switzerland where she is the co-founder of two professional networks promoting sustainability, CSR Geneva and Sustainable Finance Geneva.
Cheryl believes that the innovation that delivers improved lifestyles, sustainably, will be the challenge and opportunity of the next decades.
Scientific Director, EDF R&D
Stéphane Andrieux received his diploma for engineer from the “Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées”, France, in 1980, then his PhD in 1983. He joined the R&D division of EDF in 1985 and led there successively various research groups and departments in mechanics. He founded in 2004 the Durable Mechanics of Durable Industrial Structures Laboratory a joint Laboratory with CNRS and EDF. He is scientific advisor for EDF and presently Scientific Director of the EDF R&D division. He received in 2006 the Dechelle Prize from the French Academy of Sciences, has been associate professor at Ecole Polytechnique and is presently professor at the "Ecole des Ponts Paritech".
UK R&D Coordination Director, EDF
Jean-Benoit Ritz is a Research and Development UK coordination director and head of the R&D UK center at EDF Energy. This R&D centre leads programs from upstream to downstream. It is more specifically involved in offshore wind development and associated intermittency issues, but also in energy services for the end-customers (smart appliances, Energy Efficiency for instance).
Jacqueline Aloisi de Larderel
United Nations Environment Programme
She is graduated of a science degree from the Faculty of Pharmacy and an MBA (Master in Business Administration) from INSEAD (European Institute of Business).
First teaching assistant at the Faculty of Pharmacy of Paris, then project manager at Waste Service and Deputy Director of the Prevention of Pollution of the Ministry of the Environment, Jacqueline Aloisi de Larderel was also director of Industry and Environment Centre, then Director of the Division of Technology, Industry and Economics United Nations Environment until 2003.
Author of numerous articles in the field of natural resource management and environmental protection, she attended many international conferences.
Head of Sustainable Development, Science Museum Group
Matt is responsible for sustainable development within the Science Museum Group of Museums. The group comprises the Science Museum in London, the National Railway Museum in York, the National Media Museum in Bradford and the Manchester Museum of Science and Industry. Matt’s role covers all aspects of sustainability from the choice of materials used in the construction of exhibitions to generating onsite power to engaging stakeholders with the challenges that museum faces as it strives to be ever more sustainable. Experienced in both project delivery and communication, Matt has steered the environmental agenda through activities ranging from big innovation festivals through to successes in campaigns such as 10:10.
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