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Editorial Team

Editor in chief

Laurent Standaert

Laurent Standaert

He previously served as an advisor on European affairs and foreign policy in national and international institutions. Laurent also advised the French-speaking Belgian Green Foundation Etopia and the Green party Ecolo.

Editorial board

Juan Behrend

Juan Behrend

Juan Behrend is the former secretary general of the European Green Party and prior to that of the Green Group in the European Parliament. His international political career started in Argentina. Juan played a decisive role in the set-up of the Green European Foundation and of the Global Greens’ Coordination.

Edouard Gaudot

Edouard Gaudot

Edouard Gaudot works as a political adviser to the Greens/EFA Group in the European Parliament. He is a historian and political analyst, and has previously worked at the College of Europe (Warsaw) and for the European Commission in Paris.

Adam Ostolski

Adam Ostolski

Adam Ostolski is a sociologist, columnist and activist. He works at the University of Warsaw and is a member of the Krytyka Polityczna. He was co-editor-in-chief of Zielone Wiadomości (Green News) 2009-2013 and co-chair of the Polish Green Party in 2013-2016.

Marta Loja Neves

Marta Loja Neves

Marta Loja Neves studied Political Science and Humanitarian Action in Belgium. In 1999 she was part of the East-Timorese delegation to the former United Nations Human Rights Commission (Geneva). She worked as a parliamentary assistant in the European Parliament for 9 years, focusing on human rights, civil liberties, and refugee resettlement. After 15 years abroad, she returned to Portugal in October 2014, where she now lives.

Georg Maisser

Georg Maisser

Georg Maisser is the Media Manager for the Austrian Green foundation Grüne Bildungswerkstatt.

Riikka Suominen

Riikka Suominen

Riikka Suominen is a journalist based in Helsinki, Finland. She is the editor-in-chief of Green political magazine Vihreä Lanka in Finland. Previously, she was the editor-in-chief and founder of the ecological lifestyle magazine Huili.

Kostas Loukeris

Kostas Loukeris

Kostas Loukeris has studied education, history, and political science. He has lived and worked in the Netherlands, the USA, Ethiopia, and Greece. He has served as president of the Green Institute, Greece and now works as the principal of a public elementary school in Athens, Greece.

Roderick Kefferpütz

Roderick Kefferpütz

Roderick Kefferpütz works for Germany’s only Green-led regional government as an advisor in the Strategy Unit of the State Ministry of Baden-Württemberg. He was previously head of office for MEP Reinhard Bütikofer, Co-Chair of the European Green Party (EGP). He holds an MPhil from the University of Oxford.

Team

Beatrice White

Beatrice White

Deputy Editor

Beatrice White holds an M.A. in European Cultural Studies, jointly awarded by the Jagiellonian University in Krakow and the University of Göttingen. She has previously worked as a press officer for the Federation of Young European Greens, and as a copy-editor for an English-language daily newspaper in Istanbul, Turkey.

Julia Lagoutte

Julia Lagoutte

Editorial Assistant

Julia Toynbee Lagoutte is currently editorial assistant at the Green European Journal. She is a anthropologist, with a special focus on development and human rights, and is especially interested in issues of mining, indigenous rights, gender, and politics.