Board & Advisory Board


Bärbel Diekmann

Board of Directors

Nora Sophie Griefahn

Executive Board

Andreas Grotekemper

Board of Directors

Tim Janßen

Executive Board

Jürgen Schmidt

Board of Directors


Currently, 23 people from all areas of society sit on our advisory board and support C2C NGOs in their development. In addition to the lively exchange with our head office, our advisory board meets twice a year with the board for strategy advice and knowledge transfer - thank you for your commitment!
Helmy Abouleish

Executive Director of the SEKEM Initiative, President of Demeter International

Bela B


Christiane Benner

Second chairman of IG Metall

Prof. Dr. Michael Braungart

Professorship for Cradle to Cradle research & Cradle to Cradle thought leaders

Inez Bjørg David


Nina Eichinger

Actress & TV presenter

Professor Maximilian Gege

Founding member and honorary chairman of the German Environmental Management Association (B.A.U.M.) e.V.

Dr. Monika Griefahn

Chair of the Advisory Board

Konstanze Habermann

Artist & Photographer

Katja Hansen

Cradle to Cradle Expert

Professor Cornelius Herstatt

Head of the Institute for Technology and Innovation Management at the Technical University of Hamburg-Harburg (TUHH)

Reinhard Kahl

German journalist, educationalist and author Founder of the Archive of the Future

Dr. Jörn Könke

Managing Director EPEA Int. environmental research

Dr. Juliane Kronen

Founder and managing director of innatura gGmbH

Martin Oldeland

Vice Chairman of the Federal German Working Group for Environmentally Conscious Management (B.A.U.M.) e.V.

Dr. Maria do Rosario Almeida Ritter

Deputy Chairwoman of the Supervisory Board of Elektrizitätswerke Schönau eG, member of the Supervisory Board of GLS Bank and Energieversorgung Tittisee-Neustadt GmbH.

Dr. Michael Schmidt-Salomon

freelance philosopher, writer, Spokesman of the Board of Directors of the Giordano Bruno Foundation

Prof. Dr. Olaf Schwencke

Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Institute for Cultural Policy (IfK) of the Kulturpolitische Gesellschaft e.V. and President of the German Association of the European Cultural Foundation for Cultural Cooperation in Europe (ECF)

Ursula Sladek

Co-founder of the Schönauer Energie-Initiatives

Jakob von Uexkull

Founder and Chair of the World Future Council

Ulrich Walter

Founder, former Managing Director and Chairman of the Advisory Board Lebensbaum

Sarah Wiener

Entrepreneur, television chef, author and politician

Dr. Françoise Wilhelmi de Toledo

Co-owner and Medical Director of the Buchinger Clinics in Überlingen at Lake Constance (Germany) and Marbella (Spain)