Josa Gräber is an affiliated Research Fellow at the Institute of Regenerative Economics. She completed her master's degree in Business Administration - Shaping Business Sustainably - at Alanus University and works as Innovation & Partnership Manager for IMPACT FESTIVAL, which brings sustainable start-ups together with investors and companies. She is also the founder of SOULVISION, a consultancy that supports the holistic transformation of companies. The focus of her interest is on the one hand the development and implementation of business models that serve people and the environment equally and on the other hand the creation of bridges between 'old' and 'new' economy - because only together a fundamental transformation becomes possible.
Laura Kirsch is an affiliated Research Fellow at the Institute of Regenerative Economics. She completed her master's degree in Business Administration - Shaping Business Sustainably at Alanus University and works as a Research Associate and PhD student at the Institute for Technology and Innovation Management at RWTH Aachen University. In the context of her dissertation, she is researching business model innovations that address the regeneration of natural resources. In particular, she is interested in the use of digital technologies in this context. Furthermore, she is co-founder of a company that provides education for sustainable nutrition and at the same time - with the help of true cost accounting and regeneratively generated raw materials - creates a corresponding offer.
Lena M. Kaufmann
Lena Kaufmann is an affiliated Research Fellow at the Institute for Regenerative Economics. She completed her Master's degree in Business Administration - Shaping Business Sustainably at Alanus University. There she is now researching regenerative corporate culture as a research associate and doctoral candidate. Her focus is on the basic assumptions of regenerative companies and their corresponding regenerative corporate culture. As a business economist and strategy consultant, she also accompanies organisations on their way to a regenerative future. In this context, mindful interaction with each other and with one's own resources is of particular concern to her. As a freelance copywriter, she makes visions of the future tangible.
Prof. Dr. Robin Kleer
Robin Kleer is an affiliated Research Fellow at the Institute of Regenerative Economics. He received his PhD on the interactions of innovation incentives and competition policy from the University of Würzburg. His postdoctoral research at RWTH Aachen University focused on technological innovations, market structure and business models. He works as a professor of innovation management at Vlerick Business School. Robin has been a professor of technology and innovation management at TU Berlin and has held research and teaching residencies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Michigan State University, and the German University of Technology. Robin Kleer's current research focuses on technology transfer and the use of technological innovation in sustainable business models.
Alexandros Klintsaris is an affiliate fellow at the Institute of Regenerative Economics. He completed his bachelor's degree in Business Administration - Rethinking Business at Alanus University and, as a founder, explores the question of how our economy can be transformed socially and ecologically. He is also a board member in the umbrella organization of over 30 student start-up initiatives in the DACH region. Alexandros is always looking for new ways to learn and develop, and he loves to help others do the same. For this reason, he co-organizes a regular event at REGWI on the topic of Regenerative Entrepreneurship, where founders and people interested in starting a business can exchange ideas and learn from each other.
Dominic Sickelmann is an affiliated Transformation Fellow at the Institute of Regenerative Economics. He has Master's degrees in General Management and Media Studies as well as training and additional qualifications as a Systemic Coach and Change Manager, Innovation Manager and Design Thinking Professional. As executive director of a non-profit organisation in the education sector, he inspired and empowered young people for many years to develop entrepreneurial solutions for societal challenges. With Cocoon Transformation, he accompanies organisations and teams in creating new inspiring work environments that contribute to a future worth living. His work focuses on people, values and the awareness that entrepreneurial success cannot be judged as success without a net positive social and ecological impact.