Secretary General German Advisory Council on Global Change
Prof. Maja Göpel is Secretary General of the German Advisory Council on Global Change whose publications hold assessments and recommendations for sustainability transformations. As a political economist Maja’s expertise lies in system innovations for sustainable development and new prosperity models with an emphasis on the role of paradigm shifts, as summarized in her books The Great Mindshift (Springer 2016) and Unsere Welt neu Denken (Ullstein 2020). She is a transdisciplinary scientivist and sought-after speaker that formerly led the Berlin Office of the Wuppertal Institut and helped start up the World Future Council which took her around the world. She is a member of the Club of Rome, the World Future Council and the Balaton Group, serves on several advisory boards - and in particular as the mother of 2 girls.