Andreas Beckmann
Andreas Beckmann

As Director, Andreas Beckmann is responsible for planning, initiating and leading B&I work for the WWF Network in Southeastern Europe, including Romania, as well as developing and tracking innovative business partnerships for sustainable conservation and development. He is closely involved in overseeing WWF's relationships with global business partners in Southeastern and Eastern Europe, including e.g. Lafarge, The Coca Cola Company, IKEA and Tetra Pak. In addition to engagement with Business and Industry, Andreas also oversees WWF's work in the region related to Climate Change and Energy.

Previous to his present position, Andreas served as WWF's European coordinator for EU enlargement and related EU policy and funding instruments from 2001-2005. Before coming to work for WWF in 2001, Andreas spent 10 years living and working in Prague, the last five years leading communications and development as well as regional coordination for the Environmental Partnership, a consortium of foundations in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, Hungary, Romania and Bulgaria.

Andreas has studied History, Politics and International Relations and conservation at Stanford University (MA, cand PhD), Swarthmore College (BA with honors), the Universitaet zu Koeln in Germany (Fulbright Scholarship), and at the Moscow Institute of Steel and Alloys, and the WWF Conservation College.

 


Other speakers:
 Paolo Chighine
 Andrew Marshall - Roberts
 Andrew Jenkins
 Magdalena Kicinska
 Peter R. White
 Juan Ramon Silva Ferrada
 Cristina Simion
 Freya Williams
 Nikos Avlonas
 Florin Vasiliu
 Yukako Kinoshita
 Torsten G. Christen
 Mircea Geoana
 Robin Barnett
 Yiannis Lagos
 Laura Maanavilja
 Yannis Freris
 Thomas Osburg
 Laura Illia
 Huzaifa Khorakiwala
 Adrian Raulea
 Eli Roman
 Marcel Jacobs
 Camelia Crisan
 Nicolas Ceasar
 Scott Richard Andersen
 Peter Barta
 Monica Minoiu
Paolo Chighine

Paolo Chighine

Head of External Relations at Enel Romania

Andrew Jenkins

Andrew Jenkins

Sustainable Development Manager – Products at Aliance Boots

Andrew Marshall - Roberts

Andrew Marshall - Roberts

Head of Corporate Responsibility for Standard Life plc

Peter R. White

Peter R. White

Director for Global Sustainability at Procter and Gamble

Juan Ramon Silva Ferrada

Juan Ramon Silva Ferrada

Area General Manager of Sustainability at ACCIONA

Nikos Avlonas

Nikos Avlonas

Managing Director of the Centre for Sustainability & Excellence

Freya Williams

Freya Williams

Co-founder and global planning director of OgilvyEarth

Andreas Beckmann

Andreas Beckmann

Director at WWF Danube-Carpathian Programme   

Laura Maanavilja

Laura Maanavilja

Communication Manager at CSR Europe

Yiannis Lagos

Yiannis Lagos

Chief Operational Officer at Alexandrion Group and  Managing Partner at People First

Mircea Geoana

Mircea Geoana

Chairman of the Romanian Senate

Torsten G. Christen

Torsten G. Christen

National expert at the European Commission

Thomas Osburg

Thomas Osburg

Director Europe - Corporate Affairs for Intel Corp.

Yannis Freris

Yannis Freris

Head of Corporate Communication & Sustainable Development at Gefyra S.A.

Huzaifa Khorakiwala

Huzaifa Khorakiwala

Executive Director of Wockhardt and CEO of Wockhardt Foundation

Eli Roman

Eli Roman

Editor anchor at The Money Channel