International Advisory Board

The International Advisory Board stands for the independence of research and the Institute's scientific quality. It evaluates the Wuppertal Institute's annual research agenda, which is then passed by the Supervisory Board.

Members of the International Advisory Board are:

  • Prof. Dr. Lenelis Kruse-Graumann
    Chair of the International Advisory Board. University professor at the FernUniversität Hagen. Honorary professor for Environmental Psychology at the Heidelberg University, Germany

  • Prof. Dr. Frans Berkhout
    Professor of Environment, Society & Climate, Department of Geography, King's College London, Great Britain

  • Prof. Dr. Tim Jackson
    Professor for sustainable development at Surrey University and Director of the ESRC Research Group on Lifestyles, Values and Environment, Great Britain

  • Prof. Dr. Dirk Messner
    Professor at University Duisburg Essen and Director of the Institute for Environment and Human Security, United Nations University (UNU-EHS), Germany

  • Prof. Dr. Lars J. Nilsson
    Professor for Environmental and Energy Systems Studies, Department of Technology and Society at the Lund University and Vice-Dean for Research at the faculty Engineering, Sweden

  • Prof. Dr. Claudia Pahl-Wostl
    Professor for Resource Management at the Institute of Environmental Systems Research at the University of Osnabrück, Germany

  • Prof. Dr. Miranda Schreurs
    Professor for international and comparative environmental politics and policy at the Hochschule für Politik München (HfP), Germany

  • Dr. Leena Srivastava
    Vice Chancellor of the TERI University and Independent and Non-Executive Director on the Boards of Bharti Infratel Ltd. India and Shree Cement Ltd., India

  • Prof. Dr. John Whitelegg
    Research Leader at the Stockholm Environment Institute, University York. Visiting Professor for Sustainable Transport at the Liverpool John Moores University, Great Britain
Poster presentation at the International Advisory Board meeting
Poster presentation at the International Advisory Board meeting 2015: The board members John Whitelegg and Miranda Schreurs are having a discussion with Anja Bierwirth. Photo: VisLab
Benjamin Best outlines his doctorate thesis
Benjamin Best outlines his doctorate thesis to Board member Dirk Messner. Photo: VisLab