Ernst Ulrich von Weizsäcker
Posts held: 1972: Professor of Biology, University of Essen; 1975: President, University of Kassel; 1981: Director at the UN Centre for Science and Technology for Development, New York; 1984: Director, Institute for European Environmental Policy, Bonn-London-Paris; 1991: President, Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment, Energy; 1998: Member of the German Parliament (SPD), Chairman, Select Committee on Globalization, later Environment Committee; 2006: Dean, Donald Bren School of Environmental Science and Management, UC Santa Barbara, USA.
Recent books: Earth Politics. London, 1994,: Factor Four. Doubling Wealth - Halving Resource Use (w A & H Lovins) London 1997. Limits to Privatization (w O Young and M Finger) London, 2005.
Membership: Club of Rome, European Academy of Arts and Sciences, World Academy of Art and Science.