Sustainability by Innovation.

Competent and Independent

Our objective and expert reports are supported by an independent Expert Panel who function as a body of consultants. This panel has the responsibility to verify the results of studies and to formulate recommendations for research and action. With the use of assessments, labor and political studies, the panel interprets current developments and trends.


The interdisciplinary panel currently consists of the following members:


Prof. Jörg Becker
Professor and Coordinator of International Relations at the Dortmund University of Applied Sciences, Building Industry and Construction, Architecture Department
Dr. Eckard Drope
Prof. Wolf D. Hartmann
CEO of ifi-Institute for Innovation Management, Member of European Academy of Sciences and Arts, German Vice Chair for Green Business Management and Entrepreneurship, National Taras Schewtschenko University, Faculty of Economics. Visiting Professor in BiTS- Business and Information Technology School Iserlohn, Member of Laureate International Universities, Visiting Professor of Kazahkstan Filial of Lomonossov Moscow State University in Astana.
Markus A.W. Hoehner, Chairman of the Expert Panel
Political Economist
CEO Hoehner Research & Consulting Group
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Bernhard Hoffschmidt
Head of Solar Research DLR
German Aerospace Center (DLR)
Head & Professor Solar-Institute Juelich
Aachen University of Applied Sciences
Dr. Christian Philipp
CEO EnviroService International GmbH
Prof. Jürgen Ruth
Bauhaus University Weimar, Faculty of Architecture, Professor of Structural Engineering, Head Professor
Dr. Thorsten M. Volz
Lawyer, Partner, Head of Office Düsseldorf and Head of Energy Germany, Pinsent Masons Germany LLP Düsseldorf