Board

Anselm Görres President

Anselm Görres

Anselm is the Co-Founder and President of Green Budget Europe as well as Green Budget Germany. He is an economist and the owner and CEO of ZMM Zeitmanager München GmbH. Before that, he was a consultant for McKinsey & Co. and investor and manager of the Unternehmensgruppe Ostberlin. Anselm studied economics and law in Heidelberg and Geneva and holds a PhD on working time reduction from the universities of Stuttgart and Munich.

Pieter de Pous Treasurer

Pieter de Pous

Pieter is the policy director of the European Environmental Bureau. Prior to this role, he worked as policy officer on biodiversity, water and agriculture. He holds a master’s degree in forest and conservation science from the University of Wageningen.

Aldo Ravazzi-Douvan Vice President

Aldo Ravazzi-Douvan

Aldo works as a chief economist at the Italian Ministry of Environment. He teaches sustainable development at University Roma Luiss. He has chaired the OECD Committee on Environmental Taxation. He presently chairs the OECD Committee for environmental-economic performance country reviews and is an IRP Steering Board member. He has been Head of IRI Economic Analysis during the privatisation programme and a promoter of the EU-ENEA/MA network for the greening of cohesion policy.

Magnus Nilsson

Magnus Nilsson

Magnus works as an independent consultant on climate, transport and nature conservation policy. He was previously a senior campaigner at Transport and Environment, specialising on EU taxation and has worked as a journalist for Swedish radio and as a senior transport campaigner for the Swedish Society for Nature Conservation.  He holds a degree from the Stockholm College of Journalism.

Ignasi Puig-Ventosa

Ignasi Puig-Ventosa

Ignasi Puig-Ventosa is an industrial engineer as well as an economist, and holds a PhD in Environmental Sciences. His main research area is the use of market-based instruments related to waste management. He has written several books and scientific papers on this topic. He works as head of projects at Fundació ENT (www.ent.cat), in Barcelona. In the past, he has worked as environment advisor for the Spanish Parliament and as external researcher at the OECD.

András Lukács

András Lukács

András is the founder and president of the Clean Air Action Group, a national federation of environmental NGOs in Hungary. He is author or co-author of more than 60 studies on green budget reform, transport and energy and a regular commentator on environmental issues in the Hungarian media. He studied as a geophysicist at the Geological Prospecting Institute in Moscow.

Nina Renshaw Vice President

Nina Renshaw

Nina is Secretary-General at the European Public Health Alliance. She is a member of the European Commission’s Advisory Group on the EU-US ’TTIP’ trade negotiations. Previously, she was Deputy Director at Transport & Environment, and was a delegate to the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE).

Carlos Calvo Ambel

Carlos Calvo Ambel

Carlos is Transport & Energy Analyst at Transport & Environment. He previously worked at DG Climate Action in the European Commission and at the Spanish Permanent Representation to the EU. His current work focuses on increasing the sense of urgency in the EU to tackle transport CO2 emissions.

Björn Klusmann

Björn Klusmann

Björn has been Director of Green Budget Germany (FÖS) since August 2015. Prior to that he was head of the political unit of juwi AG, a leading specialist on renewable energies in Germany and Director of the German Federal Association of Renewable Energy (BEE).

Theodoros Zachariadis

Theodoros Zachariadis

Theodoros is a Professor at the Cyprus University of Technology, teaching environmental economics and energy resource management. He is also an academic fellow at ERC and an advisor to the Cypriot Ministries of Finance and Energy on economic aspects of climate change and long-term energy planning.

While not a board member, Kai Schlegelmilch attends board meetings in his capacity as member of our Advisory Committee.
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