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EASY-ECO Advisory Board


Marina Fischer-Kowalski (Head of the Advisory Board)

Professor of Social Ecology at Klagenfurt University, Lecturer of Sociology at Vienna University

In the EASY-ECO 2008-2010 Advisory Board she represents sociology, industrial ecology, inter-disciplinarity, gender issues.

Sandor Kerekes

Sándor Kerekes

Director, Institute of Environmental Sciences at Corvinus University of Budapest, and Dean of the Faculty of Business Administration

He has led a number of international and domestic projects in the fields of environmental regulation, resource economics and environmental business management. Since 1997 he has been leading a nation wide research, evaluating the EU accession of Hungary from environmental point of views.

Field work and project management:
Founding the Hungarian Cleaner Production Centre in 1997, his interest turned to the promotion of preventive environmental practices in the region. He was the national co-ordinator of the Transfer of Environmentally Sound Technologies (UNIDO) project. He is a member and vice president of the National Environmental Council and a member of the President’s Environmental Scientific Council of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.

Training and teaching:
Introduced environmental education at the University of Economics in the early 1990’s. Since then he has authored several textbooks in environmental economics and management. Organised and led the Department of Environmental Economics and Technology at the same University. He used to work as a trainer for UNDP in the Ukraine, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan preparing and evaluating the sustainability of different development projects.

MSc in chemistry and commodity sciences (1971 Budapest University of Sciences and Karl Marx Univ. of Economics) and PhD in management (1984 from Plechanov Institute Moscow and Hungarian Academy of Sciences), then got a DSc in 2003 from Hungarian Academy of Sciences in environmental economics. Finished the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School in 1994.

Many academic papers including articles in European Environment and several books mainly in Hungarian. Over 160 publications.


Nancy McPherson

Special Adviser on Performance Assessment, IUCN - The World Conservation Union

In the EASY-ECO 2008-2010 Advisory Board she represents NGOs, environmental protections, commissioning agents.


Miranda Schreurs

Environmental Policy Research Centre, Freie Universität Berlin

In the EASY-ECO 2008-2010 Advisory Board she represents environmental policy, Western Europe.

Daniel Wachter

Daniel Wachter

Head of Sustainable Development Section, Federal Office for Spatial Development (ARE), Switzerland

In the EASY-ECO 2008-2010 Advisory Board he represents commissioning agents, sustainability, administration.


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