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INTERNATIONAL JURY 2022-2023

For the international part of the 2022-2023 Green Solutions Awards, 15 experts met to award 19 prizes at the ceremony to be held during COP28 in Dubai. We'd like to thank them all for their dedication and hard work:

Building jurors

Stéphane Pouffary, Jury President

CEO and founder of ENERGIES 2050. With 30+ years in international cooperation, Stéphane is founder and CEO of ENERGIES 2050, a network and an association operating globally for 20+years, tackling climate, energy, and socio-economic challenges through innovative projects in 70+ countries. Stéphane led 250+ international projects for a number of international and national institutions.

Thomas Kraubitz

Director at Buro Happold and Head of Sustainability and Climate. He is a leader in resilience, carbon, and ESG frameworks on scales spanning from individual buildings to districts, cities, and regions. He is a co-initiator and co-founder of the German Sustainable Building Council (DGNB) and member of the board of directors.

Qingqin Wang

Vice-President of China Academy of Building Research (CABR) President of Construction21(China) Expert in the area of building energy efficiency, green building, healthy building research, standards and project consultancy. Over the 30 years of professional career, he has led or participated projects funded by EU, EPSRC, Global Environment Facility, China Ministry of Housing and Rural Development (MOHURD), Energy Foundation and relative corporations with a total amount of £750 million, published more than 20 books, around 150 articles of high impact and claimed 3 patents. Besides, he is the main editor or reviewers of 14 national standards and 6 industrial standards

Oliver Rapf

Oliver Rapf is Executive Director of the Buildings Performance Institute Europe, a think-tank with a focus on energy and the built environment. Oliver is regularly advising governments and private sector stakeholders, serves on various advisory boards and is a regular speaker at international conferences. Before joining BPIE, Oliver worked for the global conservation organization WWF.

David Knafo

Co founder, Knafo Klimor Architects. An award-winning Israeli architecture firm, dedicated to the development of sustainable architecture and a humanistic approach in design.

Marco Filippi

Certified Passive House Consultant (CPHC) and an accredited Passive House Certifier. He was part of the design team of the very first certified Passive House in a desertic climate. He runs a design studio based in Italy the main activities of which are energy calculations and MEP design.

Jean-Marie Hauglustaine

Recently retired, Prof. Jean-Marie Hauglustaine taught the scientific matters related to the energy and environmental performances of buildings, in the University of Liège (Belgium). His research team developed tools to help architects design sustainable buildings.

Brahms Mohanty

Dr. Brahmanand MOHANTY is an expert in sustainable energy. He serves as the Regional Adviser for the French Agency for Ecological Transition (ADEME) in Asia. He was a faculty in Energy at the Asian Institute of Technology for over 3 decades. He obtained his doctorate in energy from the Institut National Polytechnique (Toulouse, France) in 1985.

Aurélie Tondus

A graduate of the Mons Faculty of Architecture, she specializes in Energy Performance Performance (EPB). After 8 years of collaboration with architectural firms offices, since 2020 she has been working for the Union Wallonne des Architectes (UWA), where she represent and support the players involved in PEB. In parallel, Aurélie has co-developed a local local energy renovation platform in Wallonia, EN'Hestia, which has been active since 2022.

Aránzazu Galán González

Spanish Architect and Project Manager, working in Belgium since 2011 in the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) as Lecturer in Advance Design Studio and Senior researcher in the field of Energy Efficiency of Buildings. Since 2017, Editorial Board member in the Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy portal Build Up.

District and Infrastructure jurors

Laetitia Georgel, Jury President

Project manager, at IMS Luxembourg, a non-profit organization that has been working for 16 years with a growing network of over 200 organisations to help them improve their Corporate Social Responsibility. She has previously worked in FMCG’s, mostly in the United Kingdom, in Supply Chain Management. She has now relocated to Luxembourg and focuses on sustainable development. IMS Luxembourg’s main missions are to raise awareness, coordinate working groups and deliver concrete tools for their members on all three pillars of Sustainable Development : People, Planet, Prosperity. She is in charge of the environmental projects, helping organisations to reduce their GHG emissions and improving their practices in favour of biodiversity preservation or circular economy.

Stéphanie Vallerent

Project manager in urban planning at Ingerop (France). Her expertise covers sustainable development, nature based solution, resilience and low-carbon districts. In 2022, she won the Grand Prix National de l'Ingénierie for her contribution to the Athletes' Village project for the 2024 Olympic Games.

Xun Li

Professor level senior urban planner, China Academy of Urban Planning and Design, editor in chief of the magazine "Urban studies", and part-time doctoral supervisor at Shandong Jianzhu University.

Karim Selouane

Head and founder of RESALLIENCE at VINCI Construction Construction & Member of the Mission Board on Adaptation to Climate Change

Jacques Teller

Professor of Urban & Environmental Engineering at Liège University and director of LEMA (Local Environment Management and Analysis)