Pathways to Sustainability is one of the four strategic themes of Utrecht University. The Sustainability theme brings together the expertise from five Utrecht University faculties: Geosciences, Sciences, Law, Economics and Governance, Social and Behavioural Sciences and Humanities. It is a community of more than 1200 academics based at Utrecht University. Working in collaborative teams that cut across disciplines, they research complex, global issues by using transformative approaches to facilitate the envisioned transition to sustainability.

Programme team

The programme team consists of the following persons:

International Advisory Board 

  • Prof.dr. Alan Green (Chair IAB), ETH-Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, chair Institute of Geophysics, Zurich, Zwitserland
  • Prof.dr. H.-J. Freund, director Fritz-Haber-Institut der Max-Planck Gesellschaft, Berlin, Germany
  • Dr. Colin Thomson, Schlumberger Cambridge Research, UK
  • Prof.dr. Teng-fong Wong, Director, Earth System Science Programme, Faculty of Science, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China
  • Prof.dr. Joseph Alcamo, Director of the Center for Environmental Systems Research, University of Kassel, Germany
  • Prof.dr. Johan Mackenbach, chair of the Department of Public Health at Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam
  • Dr. André Veneman, Corporate Director Sustainability & HSE, Akzo Nobel