Le Conseil de fondation décide de la ligne stratégique de la Fondation du Prix Right Livelihood. Le Conseil se réunit généralement deux fois par année. Les membres du Conseil sont aussi souvent membres du jury.
Ancienne membre du Parlement allemand, ancienne ministre des affaires environnementales en Basse-Saxe et co-fondatrice de Greenpeace Allemagne.
Monika Griefahn est née en 1954 à Mülheim-Ruhr, en Allemagne. Elle a étudié la sociologie et obtenu son diplôme en 1979 et un doctorat par la suite. En 1980, elle a co-fondé Greenpeace pour l’Allemagne, dont elle a d’abord été la directrice exécutive puis membre du Conseil international des directeurs.
Lorsqu’elle travaillait pour Greenpeace, Monika a d’abord été responsable des campagnes contre la pollution chimique et pour la protection de la mer du Nord, puis elle a développé des programmes de formation et établi de nouveaux bureaux en Europe, dans l’ex-Union soviétique et en Amérique latine.
En 1990, Monika est devenue ministre des affaires environnementales en Basse-Saxe, en Allemagne. De 1998 à 2009, elle a siégé au Parlement allemand et s’est principalement concentrée sur la culture et les médias ainsi que les affaires étrangères.
Aujourd’hui, Monika travaille en tant que consultante auprès de diverses institutions et entreprises à travers l’institut « Monika Griefahn GmbH for media environment culture ».
Elle siège depuis 1986 au Conseil de fondation.
Marianne AnderssonMembre du Conseil
Sweden, former Member of the Swedish Parliament
Marianne Andersson graduated from Gothenburg School of Economics and worked in several small companies. From 1985-2002 she was Member of the Swedish Parliament (Centre Party), serving on the Foreign Affairs Committee for eight years.
Marianne Andersson has a long time commitment to issues of refugees and people’s movements. She was Chairman of the Swedish Committee for Human Rights in Turkey. She is a Member of the Board of the United Nations Association of Sweden and chairs the Kvinna to Kvinna foundation board.
One of Marianne Andersson’s main foci are human rights. She is especially interested in women’s rights and has a special focus on Africa. She joined the Right Livelihood Award Foundation’s Board in 2004.
Vice-Président du Conseil
UK, Director; Professor of Resources and Environmental Policy, UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources
Paul Ekins has a Ph.D. in economics from the University of London and is Professor of Resources and Environmental Policy, Director of the UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources, and Director of Research at the School of Sustainable Resources and Energy at University College London. He is also a Co-Director of the UK Energy Research Centre, in charge of its Energy Systems theme and also leads UCL’s involvement in large research consortia on Hydrogen and Bioenergy
He is a member of the Expert Panel of the UK National Ecosystem Assessment, and from 2002-2008 he was a Member of the Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution. He is Vice-Chairman of the European Environment Commissioner’s Expert Economists’ Group on Resource Efficiency, and a member of the European Commission’s high-level European Resource Efficiency Platform. He also has extensive experience consulting for business, government and international organisations. In 2012-13 Paul Ekins is also the Chair of the UCL Green Economy Policy Commission.
Paul Ekins’ academic work focuses on the conditions and policies for achieving an environmentally sustainable economy. He is the author of numerous papers, book-chapters and articles in a wide range of journals, and has written or edited a number of books. In 1994 Paul Ekins received a Global 500 Award ‘for outstanding environmental achievement’ from the United Nations Environment Programme.
Paul Ekins was Executive Director of the Right Livelihood Award Foundation from 1987-1990 and has been a member of the Board since 1995.
Agneta JohanssonMembre du Conseil
Sweden, Executive Director of International Legal Assistance Consortium (ILAC)
ILAC is an umbrella organisation for a number of international associations of judges, prosecutors and lawyers, with the objective of resurrecting judicial systems in post-conflict countries.
Born in Sweden in 1959, Agneta Johansson is a lawyer, specialised in international law and human rights law. She has worked at the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs and as a legal advisor at the Swedish Red Cross. After the Balkan wars, Agneta served three years in Bosnia and she has also lived and worked for three years in the territories occupied by Israel. She was a board member from 2003-10 of the organisation Kvinna till Kvinna, which received the Right Livelihood Award in 2002.
Juliane KronenMembre du Conseil
Germany, strategy consultant and entrepreneur
Juliane Kronen was born in 1963 in Neuss, Germany. She studied business administration at the University of Cologne (Dipl.-Kfm.), was a Fulbright scholar at the University of Missouri in Columbia (B.S.), and completed her doctoral degree at the University of Cologne in 1994.
Juliane Kronen built a career in strategy consulting, working with The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) on worldwide assignments from 1994 to 2010, from 2002 on as a partner and managing director. She specialized in aligning business and information technology strategy. She has been the global sector head for information technology in the telecommunications industry and served as the European head of BCG´s global Women Initiative from 2004 to 2007, which aimed to sustainably increase the share of female consultants by improving recruiting and retention measures. She has frequently published articles and papers on her research and professional work.
Together with her sister, Juliane Kronen owns and runs a small family business in the third generation and dedicates a considerable part of her capacity to develop various charitable organizations by providing her skills and experience. She has served as an advisor on strategic and organizational issues to the board of the Right Livelihood Award Foundation from 2007 until 2010, when she was appointed as a Trustee.
Amelie von ZweigbergkMembre du Conseil
Amelie von Zweigbergk is a former politician for the Swedish Liberal Party. She is presently responsible for adult education at the Swedish employers’ organisation Teknikföretagen. Earlier, she was the Nordic representative on the UNESCO Executive Board. She is also chair of Learning for Active Citizenship and board member of the European Association for the Education of Adults.
Amelie was press secretary at the Ministry of Social Affairs from 1991-1994. From 1998-2001 and then again from 2003-2006, she was a project leader at the Swedish Social Insurance Agency.
In 2006, Amelie joined the Ministry of Education, where she became State Secretary in 2007. In 2010, she became State Secretary in the government coordination office (Statsrådsberedningen) and then again at the Ministry of Education, with responsibility for the Swedish student support scheme, adult education as well as youth, integration and equality. She held this post until 2012.
Ole von UexküllDirecteur Exécutif de la Right Livelihood Award Foundation
Ole von Uexküll est le Directeur Exécutif de la Right Livelihood Award Foundation et le neveu de Jakob von Uexküll, son fondateur. A ce jour, Ole von Uexküll a évalué des candidats pour le Right Livelihood Award dans plus de 30 pays à travers le monde. Il est également membre du Jury du Prix Right Livelihood 2015.
Il est titulaire de Masters en Sciences de l’Environnement (Université de Lund) et en Etudes Européennes (Freie Universität, Humboldt Universität, et Technische Universität Berlin). Après ses études, il a gagné une bourse pour le programme d’études supérieures en affaires internationales de la Fondation Robert Bosch, la Fondation Nationale Universitaire allemande, et le Ministère allemand des Affaires étrangères.
Ole von Uexküll a travaillé pour le Rocky Mountain Institute (visant à favoriser une utilisation efficace et durable des ressources) dans le Colorado, le Parlement allemand à Berlin (où il a travaillé sur les énergies renouvelables et la conception verte), le PNUE (Division “Technologie, Industrie et Economie”) à Paris, et le Parlement européen à Bruxelles.