The Jury

The jury is independent and consists of seven members.

Lotta Göthe (Chairperson)

lotta-gotheLotta Göthe is since April 2015 the Chairman of the Jury (she was a member of the Jury between 2000-2013). Lotta’s specialty areas are marketing, environmental strategy, project management, change management and environmental communication. She also has experience and education in environmental law. Lotta is educated as an Ecologist (limnology, water purification) and Market Economist. Earlier she worked as Environmental Manager on Elanders’ executive management team. She has also worked with business planning and project management at Drivec, a telematics company. She joined Ecoplan in 2004.

Elin Eriksson

elin-erikssonElin Eriksson, MSc, is Director for Sustainable products, processes and organisations at IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute. She was an early pioneer in system analysis of the environmental performance of products and services. As the leader of projects commissioned by industrial companies and authorities in Europe, Asia and the US since 1990, she has conducted studies within several major industrial sectors, including assessments of potential environmental improvements. She was the CEO at CIT Ekologik, a technology consultant firm within Chamers Industriteknik, based at Chalmers University in Gothenburg, which in 2005 merged with the internationally acknowledged IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute. She has a broad network of contacts, with connections to leaders in industry, academic environmental researchers and authorities in several countries.

Björn Siesjö

bjorn-siesjoBjörn Siesjö was born and raised in Lund, but has lived in Gothenburg since 1983. He is an architect with a degree from Chalmers University in 1992. Björn started, and ran Kanozi Architects for ten years in Gothenburg and Malmö . He is since 2012 City Architect in Göteborg.

Johanna Stål

johanna-stalJohanna has been a member of the jury since March 2010. She is one of the owners and Editor-in-chief at Camino – a magazine that focuses on sustainable solutions for the future. She also gives lectures on sustainable design and solutions to sustainability issues. Johanna, together with the designer Kerstin Sylwan, is the author of the book “Energy – How Design Can Make a Difference” and “The Magic of Materials”. Johanna has a degree in Political Science, with a specialization in international politics and environmental issues. She has studied and worked in the USA, Peru and Chile. Johanna is currently also in the board of DinEl Environmental Fund. Johanna and Camino has won several prices and awards for their work with inspiration for a brighter and greener future.

Emma Peterson

emma-peterssonEmma Petersson joined the jury during 2013. She is one of the members of the European consultancy network Terra institute, for sustainable business. Emma is an active member of the Think Tank Super Sustainable and member in e.g. Cradle Net and the Swedish Permaculture association. Emma has a past as designer and sailor and has led projects and teams worldwide. She holds a great understanding for the statuesque of nature and society situation globally. With her experience of living afloat with limited resources and the vulnerability of living close to nature has she moved back home to Sweden spending the last three years contributing to a sustainable future through engagement in the company Gemeko and later Terra Institute.

Tomas Kåberger

tomas-kabergerTomas Kåberger is professor in Industrial Energy Policy at Chalmers University of Technology. A quarter of his time is spent in Japan as Chairman of the Renewable Energy Foundation. He also serves on the board of directors of Vattenfall, and several other boards and advisory groups in the EU and Asia. Earlier he served as Director General of the National Swedish Energy Agency, and as member of a Task Force on a Low Carbon Industrialisation Strategy for China in preparation for the current five year plan. He has also held leading positions in companies working with bioenergy, automotive fuels and renewable energy and been a member of several government committees in Sweden.