Mr Markku Wilenius

Markku Wilenius is the Director of the Finland Futures Research Centre within the Turku School of Economics and Business Administration. He was nominated as Professor of Futures Studies at the Turku School of Economics and Business Administration in 2004. Markku Wilenius is also Docent in the University of Helsinki.

His Royal Highness Prince El Hassan bin Talal

A pluralist, believing in consensus and respect for the other, His Royal Highness Prince El Hassan bin Talal, believes in societies in which all peoples can live, work and function in freedom and with dignity. This goal has been the moving force behind his interest and involvement in humanitarian and interfaith issues, with particular stress on the human dimension of conflicts. His Royal Highness has initiated, founded and is actively involved in a number of Jordanian and international institutes and committees.

Mr Eberhard von Koerber

Vice President and Treasurer of the Club of Rome; Chairman and CEO of Eberhard von Koerber AG; Chairman and CEO of PFD Project Finance & Development GmbH; former Executive Vice-President of the Group Executive Committee of ABB Ltd, Zurich; former Member of the Group Management Board of the BMW Group in Munich.

Mr Wouter van Dieren

Economist; Director of IMSA Institute for Environment and System Analysis in Amsterdam; one of the early members of the Club of Rome; was involved in bringing “The Limits to Growth” to the Netherlands.

Ms Ruth Bamela Engo-Tjega

Senior UN officer; Founder and President of “African Action on AIDS”; Co-founder of “Advocates for African Food Security”.

Mr Raoul Weiler

President of the Brussels-EU Chapter of the Club of Rome; Prof. Emeritus of Ethics on Agriculture, Life Sciences and Environment.

Mr Ernst Ulrich von Weizsäcker

Member of the German Parliament; Prof. of Physics; former President of the Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy.

Mr Gerardo Gil-Valdivia

President of the Mexican Chapter of the Club of Rome; attorney at law; Director General for Inter-Institutional Relations, National Commission for Human Rights.

Mr Tobias Lengsfeld

In December this year, Mr. Lengsfeld will take the position of Managing Director at Drosos Foundation in Zurich, Switzerland. Since 1998, Mr. Lengsfeld has been working as Project Manager for Eberhard von Koerber AG, and as personal advisor to Dr. Eberhard von Koerber. In 2001, Mr. Lengsfeld founded 'tt30 - the young think tank of the Club of Rome' (www.clubofrome.org/tt30) and is Chairman of its Coordinating Team since then. In Spring 2004 he was adopted Associate Member of the Club of Rome.

Mr Patrick Liedtke

Economist and Electrical Engineer; Secretary General of the International Association for the Study of Insurance Economics (Geneva Association).

Mr Martin Lees

Mechanical Engineer; Rector of the University for Peace of the UN; former Assistant Secretary General of the UN; former Executive Director of “The United Nations Financing System for Science and Technology for Development”.

Mr Keith Suter

Consultant on Social Policy at Wesley Mission, Sydney; Senior Fellow with the Global Business Network Australia; Consultant to Aged and Community Services (NSW), Health Services Association (NSW), and the Conflict Resolution Network; holds doctorates in law and economics.

Mr Heitor Gurgulino de Souza

Vice-Rector of the University of the Brazilian Legislature; former Vice-President of the International Association of University Presidents (IAUP); Special Advisor to the Director-General of UNESCO; former Rector of the United Nations University.

Ms Eleonora Barbieri Masini

At present Professor Emeritus, Professor of Futures Studies for Human and Social Development, from 1976 to 2004 and Human Ecology, Faculty of Social Sciences, Gregorian University, Rome, Italy, from 1994 to 2004; Member of the Club of Rome (since 1975); Coordinator of the Project "The Futures of Cultures" for UNESCO (1991-1994); Chairperson of the Futures Research Committee of the International Sociological Association (1978-1997); Coordinator for UNESCO and for the European Commission for the project WIN Women's International Network, Emergency and Solidarity (1994-2001); Doctor Honoris Causa from The Economic Sciences University of Budapest (1998); 1975-1980 Secretary General World Futures Studies Federation; 1980-1990 President World Futures Studies Federation; 1990-1993 Chair of the Executive Council of World Futures Studies Federation; 1982-1990 Coordinator of the Project "Household Gender and Age" for the United Nations University developed in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, China, Colombia, Ivory Coast , Kenya, Sri Lanka; 1985-1986 Fullbright Professor in Minnesota at the St. Cloud University, Futures Studies and Women and Development; 1990 -2002 Vice -president of the Committe of Social Sciences, UNESCO Italian Commission.

Mr Pentti Malaska

Prof. (em), DTech; an honorary member of the Club of Rome; futurist and expert on energy policy, management science and visionary management; former President of WFSF and FSFS; former director of Finland Futures Research Centre in the Turku School of Economics and Business Administration, former director of the Finland Futures Academy.

Mr Sergey Kapitza

Prof. of physics at the Kapitza Institute for Physical Problems at the Russian Academy of Sciences in Moscow; Prof Emeritus of physics at the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology; at present engaged in global population dynamics studies.

Mr Kari Liuhto

Professor of international business (specializing in business in the enlarging EU and Russia), director of the Pan-European Institute, at the Turku School of Economics and Business Administration, Finland.

Ms Mona Makram-Ebeid

Prof. of Political Science, American University, Cairo; former Political Deputy Member of the People's Assembly (Parliament); former member of the World Bank's Council of Advisors for the Middle East and North Africa Region (MENA); former President, Commission for the Empowerment of Women, Parliamentarians for Global Action New York (PGA).

Mr Ashok Khosla

Vice President of the Club of Rome; President of Development Alternatives, India; Ph.D. in Experimental Physics from Harvard University; set up and directed the environmental policy unit for the Government of India; worked for the United Nations Environmental Program (UNEP) in Kenya; board member of many global environmental institutions.

Ms Pauliina Arola

Pauliina Arola is the Executive Director of Crisis Management Initiative. CMI aims to respond to new security challenges through enhancing the conflict prevention, crisis management and global problem solving capabilities of the international community.

Mr Gunter Pauli

Founder and Director of ZERI worldwide¸ visting professor and lecturer at universities in Africa, Asia, Latin America; visiting professor on "Industrial Design" and "Sustainable Development", Torino, Italy; former advisor to the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.

Mr Ricardo Diez-Hochleitner

Honorary President of the Club of Rome; former President of the Club of Rome (1990-2000); Vice President of Fundacion Santillana; Vice President of Grupo Timon.

Mr Uwe Möller

Secretary General of the Club of Rome; Member of the Board of the German Association for the Club of Rome; former Director of Haus Rissen, International Institute for Politics and Economics, Hamburg.