Mathis Wackernagle, Global Footprint Network, Oakland, CA
Mathis Wackernagel, Ph.D., is Executive Director of Global Footprint Network, the NGO highlighted in the eighth Ecocity World Summit 2008 Update. Mathis is co-creator of the Ecological Footprint, has worked on sustainability issues for organizations in Europe, Latin America, North America, Asia and Australia, and has lectured internationally. Mathis previously directed the Centre for Sustainability Studies / Centro de Estudios para la Sustentabilidad in Mexico. He has authored or contributed to over fifty peer-reviewed papers, numerous articles and reports. His recent books include Our Ecological Footprint: Reducing Human Impact on the Earth, Sharing Nature’s Interest, and WWF International’s Living Planet Report.
Global Footprint Network: www.footprintnetwork.org