The judges of the PSI Sustainability Awards:

Lutz Gathmann
Trained as steel engraver with master craftsman status; government-certified design engineer; lead designer at UVEX Sport and Safety in Fürth and NiGuRa Optik in Düsseldorf. Founded PRODUKT/DESIGN Düsseldorf in 1981; trained as occupational safety engineer. In 2009 PRODUKT/DESIGN relaunches as “Design plus Produktsicherheit”.
Ville Heimgartner
Co-Director, Imagine Cargo GmbH
Sustainability expert with hands-on industry and consulting experience in places such as China, India, Mexico and Europe. Currently building a sustainable logistics network throw out Europe with ImagineCargo. On the side advising multi-national companies to implement responsible procurement process throughout their supply chain.:
Hugo W. Pettendrup
Founder and CEO, HP-FundConsult
Corporate consulting Strategy/Marketing/Sustainability, contest and jury participation in “Entrepreneur of the Year”, “start2grow” and “startsocial”, work on boards of management and boards of trustees, DFRV regional management, initiator and head of the “CSR Manager” study programme, certified “Gute Sache” coach (UPJ), CSR consultant/expert, author/lecturer/visiting lecturer and editor of “N-Kompass” published by NWB.
Julian Ekelhof
Director, CO2OL Climate Solutions
Serving as Director CO2OL Climate Solutions based in Bonn, Julian Ekelhof is an expert for sustainable business models, climate neutrality and sustainability reporting. The company develops individually tailored sustainability solutions and effective climate protection concepts, which includes the processes required for the creation and long-term implementation of transparent supply chains. Having been a member of jury teams before, Julian Ekelhof has already evaluated sustainability concepts in the fields of marketing and live communication.
We are pleased to welcome the following new judges:
Melissa Streif
Risk Management Consultant
Melissa Streif serves as the process specialist for Governance, Risk, Compliance & Technology at Warth & Klein Grant Thornton. Melissa’s activities are focussed on consulting well-known SMEs on the sustainable digitalisation, optimisation and automation of processes. As an ONR 49003/ISO 31000-certified risk manager, she advises on IT-based internal control systems and risk management. Melissa’s industry expertise is strongest in the areas of retail and consumer goods, information and communication technology, and mechanical engineering.
Anja Heidbüchel
Head of Publishing, Reed Exhibitions Deutschland GmbH
Anja Heidbüchel (38) (Bachelors Professional of Marketing CCI, Online Marketing Manager). Responsible for Reed Exhibitions Deutschland GmbH’s publishing division since 2006. Anja’s focus is on cross-media product management and marketing of member and exhibitor directories, newsletters, trade publications and the newly introduced PSI Novelty Box.
Clemens Arnold
2bdifferent, Heidelberg
Clemens Arnold is a sustainability expert in the event, exhibition and convention industry. With his comprehensive expertise he consults companies, associations, organisations, organisers and agencies in the event and sports industries. Based on his education as a Corporate Responsibility Manager at the University of Bayreuth and as a trainer for the German Sustainability Code he facilitates the introduction and implementation of sustainability management systems at  enterprises in these industries. In addition, he lectures on “Marketing Management and CSR” at the private SRH University Heidelberg and at the Mannheim College of Economics for Management.
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