Our Authors

Julian Jäger

Julian Jäger is currently interning at the ELD-Secretariat in Bonn. Julian holds a master's degree in political science from the University of Heidelberg.


Kristina Jahn

Kristina Jahn is manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers' (PwC) Sustainability Services team and responsible for Biodiversity Management aspects.

She has 9 years of professional experience in strategy consulting, including the development and communication of global CR-Strategies and the design of top-level stakeholder dialogues on occasions like the World Economic Forum in Davos or the COP meetings of the CBD and the UNFCCC.


Kyle James

Kyle James is an American journalist, editor and media trainer. He holds a master's degree in journalism from the University of California, Berkeley and has filed radio, print and online stories for European, US and Asian media outlets. He also works in media development and has extensive training experience in Asia, calling Cambodia home for several years.


Jackline Jazrawi

Jackline Jazrawi is captain of the Palestinian national women's soccer team. She plays for the Diyar Club from the city of Bethlehem, where she also serves as a trainer and sports coordinator. She joined the club when it was founded in 2008, and has played as a defender for the national team ever since.

Jackline holds a degree in Biology and Medical Technology from Bethlehem University.


Timothy Jenkin

Timothy Jenkin is a writer and long-time political activist. He was involved in the anti-apartheid struggle in the 1970s and 80s and sentenced to 12 years' imprisonment for his activities, but escaped from captivity after 18 months.

He lived in exile in the UK from 1980 until 1991 when he returned to South Africa after the unbanning of political organisations. During this period he worked as a writer and trained activists for the ANC underground.

Since 1997 he has been running his own IT company and developed the Community Exchange System (CES), a global alternative exchange network.


Jari John

Jari John is student of political science at the Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg, Germany.

His research focus is on international economic relations and governance. He works as intern at the GIGA Institute of Asian Studies


Brendon Johnson

Brendon Johnson is a co-founder of the Baladini project. He has experience working in all aspects of the social entrepreneurship field for over 10 years. Previously to Baladini, Brendon worked with the Nile Project, an organization that employs music, education, and social innovation programs to promote transboundary peace. Before that, he worked with the Egyptian-based incubator Nahdet el Mahrousa where he consulted with over 25 social enterprises and nonprofits on issues of financial sustainability and strategic planning. He has also worked with Fortune 100 companies in developing socially-responsible programing for emerging markets. In 2005, Brendon founded, built, and managed the grassroots organization Aid to South Africa.


Selina Juul

Selina Juul is a founder of the Stop Wasting Food movement Denmark (Stop Spild Af Mad), Denmark's largest non-profit consumer movement against food waste. The Stop Wasting Food movement is influencing politicians and helped putting the topic of food waste on EU's and UN's agendas.

Selina Juul has published a leftovers cookbook, written over 80 articles on food waste (among them with two ministers) and is a speaker at many international conferences, among them TEDxCopenhagen.