Julia Hertin is the deputy secretary general of the German Advisory Council on the Environment (Sachverständigenrat für Umweltfragen, SRU). From September 2006 to 2008, she worked as a research associate at the Environmental Policy Research Centre. Prior to this she had been conducting socio-scientific externally funded research in Great Britain for seven years: As a research fellow at SPRU – an interdisciplinary research institute for science and technology policy research at the University of Sussex – she was involved in a wide range of projects for the European Commission, the British Government and the research council EPSRC. Julia Hertin carried out her studies in political and social sciences at the Otto-Suhr-Institute of the Freie Universität Berlin and the Institute d’Etudes Politiques in Paris (diploma in political sciences and German-French diploma in political and social sciences).
Lorenz Hilty is Professor for Informatics and Sustainability at the Department of Informatics of the University of Zurich (UZH) and senior scientist at the Technology and Society Laboratory (TSL) of Empa, the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology. His cross-institutional research group for Informatics and Sustainability Research (ISR) was established in 2010 to enable interdisciplinary cooperation between Empa and UZH. Since 2013, he has also been Affiliated Professor at the Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm (KTH). Since 2014, Lorenz Hilty has been serving as the Sustainability Delegate of the Executive Board of UZH.
Since 2012, Prof. Dr. Ralf Isenmann has been holding the Professorship for Sustainable Future Management at the Department of Business Administration at the University of Applied Sciences Munich, where he serves as the delegate for Education for Sustainable Development. Above that he works as an Associate Professor at the Institute of Project Management and Innovation of the University of Bremen.
Prof. Dr. Karsten Weber is currently holding the chair for General Technology Sciences at the Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg (Germany). His teaching and research primarily focus on social consequences of the Internet, acceptability and usability as well as (technology) ethics. In addition, he is honorary Professor for Culture and Technology at the Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg (currently inactive) as well as lecturer for Technology Assessment at the Ostbayerische Technische Hochschule Regensburg (OTH Regensburg, Germany).