Viriato Soromenho-Marques é professor catedrático de Filosofia da Universidade de Lisboa, membro correspondente da Academia das Ciências de Lisboa, e da Academia de Marinha. Activista ambiental desde 1978. Integrou o Conselho de Imprensa (1985-1987) e o Conselho Económico e Social (1992-1996). Entre 2001 e 2006 foi Vice-Presidente da Rede Europeia de Conselhos do Ambiente e do Desenvolvimento Sustentável (EEAC). Foi membro do Conselho Nacional do Ambiente e Desenvolvimento Sustentável (CNADS) de 1998 a 2019; coordenador científico do Programa Gulbenkian Ambiente (2007-2011); membro do High Level Group on Energy and Climate Change do Presidente da Comissão Europeia (2007-2010). Integra o Júri do Prémio Pessoa desde 2012. É conselheiro especial da Fundação Oceano Azul (desde 2017). Membro fundador e presidente da Assembleia Geral da ONG Common Home of Humanity (2018). É Grande Oficial da Ordem de Mérito Civil (1997), e Grande Oficial da Ordem do Infante D. Henrique (2006). Recebeu o Prémio Personalidade de 2014, pela Fundação Portuguesa do Pulmão, e o Prémio «Leaders of the Decade in Sustainable Development» atribuído pelo Women Economic Forum, em 2019. Autor de uma vasta bibliografia, proferiu mais de mil conferências em vinte e três países. Tem colaboração regular na imprensa escrita e audiovisual.
Ingrid Mulà is associate professor in science education for sustainable development at the University of Girona and executive director of the COPERNICUS Alliance – a European network of universities committed to transformative learning and change for sustainability. She has held academic research positions at universities in Spain, UK, Gibraltar, Malaysia and Belgium, and has been a consultant for international organisations such as UNESCO (Paris), UNESCO Humid Tropic Centre (Malaysia), German Commission for UNESCO, and the Environment and School Initiatives (ENSI).
Her areas of expertise include education for sustainable development, transformative learning and organizational change. Ingrid is particularly interested in the use of action and creative research methods to engage people of all years and backgrounds in sustainability. She is currently involved in a large European project that is building the capacity of adult learning educators on transformative learning approaches in online settings.
Pramod Kumar Sharma is Senior Director of Education with the Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE). He is responsible for the development of the Eco-Schools, Young Reporters for Environment (YRE) and Learning About Forests programme and provide the necessary oversight to other programmes. He is also leading the establishment of FEE Academy – An Online Teaching and Learning platform for various stakeholders engaged with five programs of FEE. His doctoral research is in Assessment of Environmental Literacy. He has a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA) also holds an integrated Bachelor’s Degree in Science and Education.
An Education for Sustainable Development professional with a broad experience of over 22 years, he has worked with a wide range of stakeholders that include schools, corporate, programmes focusing on school systems, rural development issues of tribal communities in India and has mentored over 150 grassroots NGOs for projects in the area of sustainable development. He has been part of the major global environmental conferences and has broad exposure to educations systems globally. Dr Sharma is currently a member of Scientific and Pedagogical Committee of Office for Climate Education, Global EE Group Moderator at eePRO of North American Association for Environmental Education and member of Technical Expert Group at UNESCO for a global survey of teachers’ readiness to integrate education for sustainable development and global citizenship education into their teaching.