Who's Who: Session C2


Session C2. Mapping Sustainability in Policy Making



- Barbara Kunz

Project Manager, Modern Regulation, Bertelsmann Foundation

Barbara Kunz is Project Manager for the “Modern Regulation” project at the Bertelsmann Stiftung, which she joined in 2008. She has previously been working at the Center for Baltic and East European Studies in Stockholm/Sweden, specialising in International Relations. Barbara Kunz has been a Visiting Fellow at the Center for Transatlantic Relations (SAIS/Johns Hopkins University) in Washington D.C. and the Centre for International Relations in Warsaw. She moreover has long-standing experience as a state-examined translator, notably in the field of environmental technology, translating into French and German from French, German, English and Swedish. Barbara Kunz is a German national and holds a Master’s degree from the Institut d’Études Politiques in Paris.














- Michelle Moore

Federal Environmental Executive, White House Council on Environmental Quality, United States

Michelle Moore is the Obama Administration’s Federal Environmental Executive, and is responsible for promoting sustainability and environmental stewardship throughout the federal government’s operations. Housed within the White House Council on Environmental Quality, the Office of the Federal Environmental Executive was created by Executive Order in 1993. The Office stewards the implementation of President Obama’s Executive Order on Federal Sustainability (EO 13514) and the GreenGov initiative, working collaboratively with the Office of Management and Budget and each of the agencies through the Steering Committee on Federal Sustainability.

Prior to joining CEQ, Michelle was Senior Vice President of Policy and Public Affairs at the U.S. Green Building Council, a non-profit organization that developed and oversees the LEED certification system.  During her tenure there, she created partnerships and programs that helped to grow green building to a mainstream movement with more than 6 billion square feet of registered and certified green buildings in over 90 countries. Her prior experience includes serving as Director of eBusiness for Interface Inc., and launching a tech start-up in the design industry. Michelle holds a Master’s of Science in Foreign Service from Georgetown University and a BA from Emory University.














- Marc Hostert

Head of the Private Office, Member of the European Court of Auditors

Marc is Head of the Private Office (Chef de Cabinet) of Mr Henri GRETHEN, Member of the European Court of Auditors, and was Mr Grethen’s principal advisor for the performance audit: “Impact Assessments in the EU institutions: Do they support decision making?"
Marc Hostert completed a Masters in Business Administration at the European Business School in Frankfurt, London and Paris in 1990 and a degree in political and administrative sciences from the University of Montpellier. He prepared his PhD thesis with Prof. Susan Strange at the political sciences and international relations department at the European University Institute in Florence. Until November 2004, he was Director of the enterprise policy department at the Ministry of the Economy and foreign trade. Marc was then appointed Conseiller de Gouvernement 1ière classe and Commissaire à la simplification administrative en faveur des enterprises  at the Ministry of SMEs. He was the executive chairman of the National Committee for Administrative Simplification for Enterprises (CNSAE) until June 2008. Marc is the editor of the “l’Entrepreuneuriat dans la Grande-Région" publication and regularly gives advice on enterprise policy. For six years, Marc was Chairman of the board of l'Institut National pour le Développement de la Formation Professionnelle Continue (INFPC, établissement public), the Luxembourg national agency in charge of the national multi-media campaign for promoting lifelong-learning (www.lifelong-learning).







- Andrea Renda

Senior Research Fellow, Centre for European Policy Studies, Belgium

Andrea Renda is a Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS), where he started and currently manages the CEPS Regulatory Affairs Programme. From January 2006, he is also the Coordinator of the European Network for Better Regulation (ENBR). Andrea is Professor of “Economic Analysis of Law”, “Antitrust and regulation”, “Policies and policymaking in the EU” and “International Public Governance” at Luiss Guido Carli University, in Rome, and a Senior Research Fellow at Luiss’ Law and Economics Lab. Since 2005, he also lectures at the Erasmus University of Rotterdam, at the University of Stockholm and the University of Jordan. Andrea is member of the Editorial Board of the international peer-reviewed journal “Telecommunication Policy” (Elsevier); a member of the Scientific Board of the International Telecommunications Society (ITS) and of the Scientific Board of EuroCPR.




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