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Advisory Board & Supporting Organizations

The Transdisciplinary Advisory Board of ENCLUDE comprises key scientific and policy experts in the climate dialogue and the broader context of climate change and policy, with a focus on behavioral changes and sustainable lifestyles. The group will advise the ENCLUDE Consortium on matters related to the implementation and development of the project activities, including the transparency and legitimacy of the methods applied as well as the robustness and dissemination of the results produced. 

ENCLUDE's work is also supported by fifteen organizations including the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and underrepresented communities such as the Association of Rural Communities from the Reka region.

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Members of the Transdisciplinary Advisory Board

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Prof. Doukas is an Associate Professor at the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering of the National Technical University of Athens in Energy Policy and Management. Prof. Doukas is currently Coordinator and Scientific Responsible in many Horizon 2020 projects relevant to ENCLUDE, such as POWERPOOR, which focuses on empowering energy-poor citizens through joint energy initiatives; SocialWatt, which focuses on promoting energy efficiency interventions toward the alleviation of energy poverty; PARIS REINFORCE, which aims at developing a novel, model-oriented assessment framework for effectively supporting the design and evaluation of climate policies globally, in respect to the objectives of the Paris Agreement. 

Profile page on NTUA's website


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Prof. Filatova is a Professor of Computational Economics at the Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management at TU Delft. Her research focuses on exploring how behavioural changes at micro level may lead to critical transitions (tipping points/regime shifts) on macro level in complex adaptive human-environment systems in application to climate change economics. She uses agent-based modelling (ABM) combined with social science methods of behavioral data collection on individual decisions and social networks. This research line has been distinguished by the NWO VENI and ERC Starting grants and the Early Career Excellence award of the International Environmental Modeling Society (iEMSs). She is also the Associate Editor of the Environmental Modelling & Software journal, and a regular Member of the Editorial Board since 2013.

Profile page on TU Delft's website


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Since May 2014, Stephanie Held holds the position of Chief of Sustainable Energy Section in the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe. Between 2013-2014, she was a Senior Programme Manager in the Finance and Private Sector in the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), heading IRENA's work on renewable energy finance, including off-grid activities, hybrid mini-grids and energy pricing in the MENA region. Between 2009-2012, She was a Senior Energy Analyst and then the Energy Technology Head Network Head in the International Energy Agency (IEA), heading the world's biggest network of collaborative activities in RD&D in renewable energy, end-use technologies, fossil fuels and fusion.


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Dr. Anatol Itten is a researcher in the group of Organisation & Governance at TU Delft. His research focuses on co-creation for the sustainable energy transition. More specifically, he studies co-creation strategies on how to engage citizens, communities and corporations in the design of a low carbon society, as part of the project Sustainable Heating: Implementation of Fossil-Free Technologies (SHIFFT). He is interested in evaluating policy options to facilitate the participation of a large group of citizens by using Participatory Value Evaluation. He is also a lecturer in political theory at the University of Stuttgart, and co-founder of the Disrupted Societies Institute, which is a research lab to support cohesion in polarized societies.

Profile page on TU Delft's website


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Dr. Susanne Tönsmann has studied Political Science, Sociology and English at the University of Hannover in Germany and she has earned a doctorate in Political Science at the University of Bremen. She was lucky to be able to spend quite some time abroad, with extended stays in the United States, Iceland and Latvia. After finishing her doctorate, she wanted to engage with science and the university in a different manner. Her work at the Participatory Science Academy enables her to work on topics that she has always found intellectually engaging as well as politically important: participation, citizenship and a society that values cooperation and appreciation for all its members.

Profile page on University of Zurich's website


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The German Solar Association sees itself as a “tugboat”, a “pilot” and an “icebreaker” for an accelerated energy transition in Germany. By providing targeted policy advice, they exert a decisive influence on the creation and maintenance of suitable political framework conditions for the continuous growth of the solar energy market.

Website: https://www.solarwirtschaft.de/en/home/


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Top education and research are at the heart of the oldest and largest technical university in the Netherlands. The 8 faculties of the university offer 16 bachelor's and more than 30 master's programmes and host more than 25,000 students and 6,000 employees that share a common mission: impact for a better society.

Website: https://www.tudelft.nl/en/


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A startup company established in Thessaloniki (Greece) in 2019, developing integrated software and hardware systems for energy management. The team consists of highly skilled members with long experience in the development of Internet of Things products and platforms.

Website: https://mydomx.eu/


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Energy Action Scotland (EAS) campaigns for an end to fuel poverty in Scotland and is the only national charity with this sole remit. EAS aims to develop and promote effective solutions to the problem of cold, damp, and expensive to heat homes.

Website: https://www.eas.org.uk/


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A scientific journal from Taylor & Francis Online, focusing on economic and political trends and issues related to fossil and alternate fuel sources, including uncertainties, advancements, and future needs.

Website: https://www.tandfonline.com/toc/uesb20/current


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Glasgow City Council is the local government authority for the City of Glasgow, Scotland.

Website: https://www.glasgow.gov.uk/


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The Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung is the German political foundation, affiliated with the German Green Party (Bündnis 90/Die Grünen). With headquarters in Berlin and offices all around the world, our international network acts as a think tank and a catalyst for green visions, strategies, and policy reforms towards a democratic, socio-ecological transition of society and economy.

Website: https://gr.boell.org/en


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EnergyMeasures works to address energy poverty in seven European countries (BE, BG, IE, MK, NL, PL, UK) through two complementary and synergistic strands of work. Namely, through direct household engagements that are complemented and informed by cutting-edge policy and practice innovations.

Website: https://energymeasures.eu/


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Leuven 2030 strives for a climate-neutral future for the city of Leuven in Belgium. This non-profit organization was founded by 60 founding members, including the city of Leuven, KU Leuven, Voka - Chamber of Commerce Flemish Brabant, KBC, imec, Eandis, and committed Leuven citizens. 

Website: https://www.leuven2030.be/english


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The local government authority for the municipality of Egaleo in the metropolitan area of Athens, Greece.

Website: https://www.aigaleo.gr/



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Freedom and individual responsibility, entrepreneurial spirit and open-​mindedness: ETH Zurich stands on a bedrock of true Swiss values. ETH Zurich regularly features in international rankings as one of the best universities in the world and the leading university in continental Europe. 

Website: https://ethz.ch/en.html


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UNECE's major aim is to promote pan-European economic integration. UNECE includes 56 member States in Europe, North America and Asia. However, all interested United Nations member States may participate in the work of UNECE. Over 70 international professional organizations and other non-governmental organizations take part in UNECE activities.

Website: https://unece.org/


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WASCAL (West African Science Service Centre on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use) is a large-scale research-focused Climate Service Centre designed to help tackle this challenge and thereby enhance the resilience of human and environmental systems to climate change and increased variability. It does so by strengthening the research infrastructure and capacity in West Africa related to climate change and by pooling the expertise of ten West African countries and Germany.

Website: https://wascal.org/


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York University’s new Faculty of Environmental and Urban Change has been created as a call to action to respond to the most pressing challenges facing people and the planet. The Faculty is a research intensive, student centric, inclusive and devoted to making the world a better place for all.

Website: https://euc.yorku.ca/