WISE, Greenpeace Central and Eastern Europe
Jan Haverkamp is nuclear energy and energy policy specialist for Greenpeace and professional group facilitator.
His previous work as energy campaigner and developer of environmental organisations in Central Europe brought him into contact with nuclear power and energy policy in countries across the globe. He also worked for four years as Greenpeace’s EU nuclear policy advisor in Brussels. Dr Haverkamp teaches ‘facilitation of environmental communication processes’ and ‘the role of environmental NGOs in society’ at the Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic. His academic background is in biochemistry, nuclear physics, environmental sciences and social and communication psychology.
Ukrainian Cycling Network, University of Maryland
Iryna is a public activist and specialist in sustainable transportation development.
She is a co-founder and in previous years leader of the Kyiv Cyclists’ Association, successful and dynamic membership organization which promotes cycling as everyday transport in Kyiv and all over Ukraine. Iryna is a Board member of Ukrainian Cycling Network, umbrella organization of cycling NGOs from 12 Ukrainian cities. In 2010-2012, Iryna worked as a media coordinator at National Ecological Centre of Ukraine. Since 2016, Iryna has been studying at the University of Maryland (USA) obtaining Master’s degree in Community Planning.
Denys is a co-founder of Makitra: a group, guiding organizations which plan to develop professionally and effectively engage volunteers to their work.
Previously, He coordinated work with volunteers and organizes public actions in Greenpeace Greece. Denys Tsutsaeyev also consults provides support to Ukrainian environmental groups on planning campaigns, public actions and awareness raising activities.
CEE Bankwatch, Europe
Huub is a specialist on Multilateral Financial Institutions and capacity building for civil society organizations. He has been involved with Bankwatch since 1995 in a variety of roles. Since January 2019 Huub became interim executive director.
Eastern Europe holds a special place in Huub’s heart. In ’83 and ’84, Dr Scheele worked in the former Eastern bloc. At the time of the fall of the Soviet Union, he worked as a soil pollution expert for the Ministry of Environment in Estonia.