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Dr. Maja GÖPEL Member, Club of Rome; Secretary General, German Advisory Council on Global Change, Berlin


1996-2001 Diploma, Media-Planning, -Developing, -Consulting, Universities of Siegen, Sevilla and Fribourg
2002-2004 Lecturer, Institute Political Sciences and European Studies, University of Hamburg
2002-2006 Volunteer Campaigner and Trade Expert, Friends of the Earth, Berlin
2002-2007 PhD, Global Political Economy, Hegemony Theory, Institutionalism, Universities of Hamburg, Kassel, Toronto
2006-2008 Campaign Manager Climate/Energy, World Future Council, Hamburg
2008-2012 Director Future Justice, World Future Council, Brussels
since 2013 Head Berlin Office, Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy, Berlin
2014 Regular Lecturer, Master programme Strategic Sustainability Management, University for Sustainability Eberswalde
Occasional Lecturer, University of Witten-Herdecke & Leuphana University Lüneburg
since 2017 Secretary General, German Advisory Council on Global Change, Berlin


Full Member, Club of Rome
Member, Balaton Group - a global network for collaboration on systems and sustainability
Member, Scientific Advisory Body terre des hommes, Germany, since 2010
Member, Scientific Advisory Body Development and Peace Foundation, Germany, since 2013
Trustee, Foundation for Democracy and Sustainable Development, UK, since 2013
Founding member, Institut Solidarische Moderne, Germany
Member, Smart CSOs Initiative


The Responsibility to Prevent: Early Warning Systems to Protect Future Generations, in: M.C. Cordonier Segger, S. Jodoin (eds.) Sustainable Development, International Criminal Justice and Treaty Implementation, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2013
System Innovation Lab: Shaping Europe's Energy Future Handbook, 2016
The Great Mindshift. How a New Economic Paradigm and Sustainability Transformations go Hand in Hand, Springer, 2016
Shedding some Light on the Invisible: the transformative Power of Paradigm Shifts, 2017


PhD Scholarship from Stiftung Deutsche Wirtschaft