Maja Göpel is widely known for her passions as a sustainability scientist, on a mission for an improved future with climate change action and increased sustainable practices. Also known as a political economist, Maja is currently working as the Research Director of The New Institute and has formerly worked with organisations such as the World Economic Council. Now booked as a sustainability speaker, Maja Göpel is able to share her passions for a brighter future.
The current Research Director of The New Institute, Maja formerly worked as the Secretary-General of the Wissenchaftlicher Beirat der Bundersregierung Globale Umweltverӓnderungen (WBGU). Sitting at the helm of The New Institute, Maja is propelling research into future sustainable developments and is spearheading the company’s vision for an improved future. Widely regarded as an authoritative industry leader, Maja has also worked as the Head of the Berlin Office for the Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy solidifying her knowledge on environmental sustainability and her comprehensive understanding of scientific policy.
Other prominent roles of Maja’s include her work as the former Director of Future Justice for the World Economic Forum and as a Trade Expert for the Friends of the Earth Germany. Maja is also a member of the Club of Rome and the World Economic Council, alongside having authored her books Unsere Welt neu denken: Eine Einladung (Rethinking Our World: An Invitation) and The Great Mindshift. Her commitments throughout her career have also earned Maja awards, previously becoming the recipient of the Adam Smith Prize.
Undoubtedly knowledgeable in political-economical theory, system transformation, sustainability, environmentally friendly practises, economic, social and corporate governance, Maja is now booked as a sustainability speaker for events. Putting to use over 25 years of experience in sustainability, Maja empowers her audiences to take action against the damage being done to our world. Sharing solutions that she believes will allow the human race to put the world first, Maja Göpel is the perfect sustainability speaker to empower audiences to create a better future.