2014

PRESIDENT

Prageeth, more commonly known as PJ, began his entrepreneurial adventure in New Zealand with the founding of PJDobbie Engineering, a technical consultancy for start-ups. After moving to Switzerland, PJ began his PhD studies in Sustainable Architecture at the ETH Zurich.

SECRETARY

Martijn has a passion for sustainable technology and entrepreneurship, in which he put a lot of emphasis during his studies Science & Innovation Management. He believes in the enabling network enabling entrepreneurs to combine their skills and knowledge to tackle today's challenges.

TREASURER

After completing theJourney in 2012 Ognyan became passionate about the Climate-KIC’s mission and he started doing his best to contribute to it. As a treasurer of the Climate-KIC Alumni Association he is now responsible for the organization’s financial management.

COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR

Attila is passionate about creating a climate resilient society, and tackling today's challenges with innovative bottom-up approaches.

WESTERN REGIONS COORDINATOR

Priska has deep interest in climate adaptation and developing business solutions to improve resilience in climate-prone areas. She has a background in Economics and Urban Environment Technology Management and thereby she focuses on the increasing challenges in cities.

SOUTHERN REGIONS COORDINATOR

Francisca undertakes research studies in construction economics for the built environment, and it is currently based at ICITECH.

EASTERN REGIONS COORDINATOR

Denise has completed both the Pioneers into Practice program and the Journey, and has been heavily involved in the development of the Climate-KIC Alumni Association. She currently works at IBM and coordinates activities in Germany, Poland and Hungary.

PIP REPRESENTATIVE

Boris Véliz is founder partner of Arquitectura Veliz, a small architectural and urban planning office located in Valencia. He joined PIP program as Host and pioneer during 2012 and 2013. Since 2012 is working for PIP alumni community, as EU coordinator.

MENTORING + KNOWLEDGE PLATFORM

Kevin works as consultant in the Business and Industry Unit of UNEP. He graduated from Chemical Engineering in the University of Surrey in the UK and holds a master degree on Eco-innovation from the University of Versailles in France.