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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, president of the jury

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.

Aránzazu Galán González

Senior Researcher at Université Libre de Bruxelles Management

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.

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.

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.

David Knafo

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

Marco Filippi

Marco Filippi is a 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.

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. His contribution significantly accelerates the development of building energy efficiency and transition from conventional building to green building and healthy building in China.

Aurélie Tondus

Graduated from the Faculty of Architecture in Mons in 2013, and specialise in the Energy Performance of Buildings (EPB). Performance of Buildings (EPB). After working for 8 years in architectural offices architectural practices, since 2020 shes has been working for the Union Wallonne des Architectes (UWA), where she represents and supports the players involved in the EPB. At the same time, she has co-developed a energy renovation platform in Wallonia, EN'Hestia, which has been active since 2022.

Thomas Kraubitz

Thomas is a 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.

District and Infrastructure jurors

Laetitia Georgel, president of the jury

Laetitia Georgel works 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.

Karim Selouane

Karim SELOUANE has over 20 years' experience, ranging from industry to academia, as well as supporting public and private players in strategies for managing the climate resilience and adaptation of territories, cities, infrastructures and natural resources. He is Head of resilience and adaptation to climate change at Vinci Construction and in 2018, as an intrapreneur, he founded and became CEO of RESALLIENCE, an engineering office dedicated to adapting cities, territories, infrastructures and their uses to climate change.

Stéphanie Vallerent

Stéphanie VALLERENT is 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

Li Xun is currently a professor level senior urban planner at the China Academy of Urban Planning and Design, editor in chief of the magazine "Urban studies", and part-time doctoral supervisor at Shandong Jianzhu University. Formerly served as the Vice President and Deputy Secretary of the Party Committee of the China Urban Planning and Design Research Institute (Leading roles of departments), Secretary General of Chinese Society for Urban Studies, and Vice President of China Association of Building Energy Efficiency.

Jacques Teller

Director of LEMA (Local Environment Management and Analysis) and professor of urban planning at University of Liege. My research is oriented towards sustainable urban development, and combines urban modeling with qualitative approaches related to governance and decision-making.