SUSTAINABILITY CONSULTANT, COEST AB
Emma Dalväg | Chairperson
Emma joined the jury in 2013. She is working at the Coest AB, where she helps organisations to integrate sustainability into their strategies. She is strongly committed to the idea of a circular economy and value-driven enterprises. Earlier she ran her own sustainable business consultancy firms and worked as part of the European consultancy network Terra Institute.
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, UNIVERSITY OF GOTHENBURG
Aksel Sundström | Expert Advisor
Aksel is an associate professor (docent)and senior lecturer in Political Science at the University of Gothenburg. His research focuses on the relationship between corruption and the possibility of effective environmental politics in low-income countries. He has an expertise on countries in sub-Saharan Africa and ongoing projects include the study of protected areas and governance of wildlife.
FASHION DESIGNER & PhD STUDENT | UNIVERSITY OF BORÅS
Anna is a fashion designer and PhD student at Swedish School of Textiles, University of Borås. Anna is working with artistic research within the field of sustainable fashion. She is the Artistic Director for the project Re:textile, that creates structures for circular flows in the textile industry. Parallel to her research, Anna runs her own company – Another Studio, through which se has been working as a designer and stylist for major brands.
PROFESSOR, UNIVERSITY OF GOTHENBURG
Sverker C. Jagers
Sverker is a Professor in Political Science and the Director of the Centre for Collective Action Research at the University of Gothenburg. His research includes survey- and experimental studies of environmental public opinion and drivers of pro-environmental behavior and comparative time-series analyses of countries’ environmental performance.
INNOVATION CATALYZER & SENIOR INNOVATION MANAGER AT LIVEKINDLY
Susanne is an innovation strategist with a solid background in the food industry as well as in applied research. She has had positions as innovation manager in companies with the mission to make the food system sustainable. Susanne has a strong belief that plant-based food and new possibilities within sustainable aqua culture is an important key to feeding a growing population.
Jill has more 20 years experience in working as a journalist with a focus on life science, innovation and sustainability. She has experience from working with news, stock market analysis, investigative stories, portraits and more. Before her career as a journalist she worked as a controller.
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, CHALMERS UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY
Jörgen has a broad background, including environmental management consultancy, advocacy for simple living, and a PhD in sociology. He is currently a senior researcher in sustainable consumption patterns at Chalmers university of technology. His focus is on long-distance travel and food habits and how these consumption areas can transform towards meeting long-term climate targets.
FOUNDER OF PLASTICFRI
Max has been named the prestigious Forbes 30 under 30, Leader of the Year, Entrepreneur of the Year and one of Sweden’s most powerful leaders in sustainability. He is a sought-after speaker and panellist as well as an advisor within sustainability and business. Max is also the founder and chairman of PlasticFri, a company creating plant-based alternatives to plastic.