Stefan Roller-Aßfalg is an expert und networker in the market for textile finishing, textile advertising and textile promotion. Until 2016 he was editor-in-chief of the trade journal "TVP Textilveredlung & Promotion" and member of the organizing team of the international trade fair "TV TecStyle Visions".In 2007 he founded the magazine "T&P-Magazyn Specjalistyczny" for the Polish Textile Finishing Market. Furthermore he was editor of the journals „PPF Personal Protection & Fashion“ and „IDtex“, author of the market study „Textilveredlung in Deutschland 2013“, operator of the meeting of the merchandising industry "MerchDays“ and head of „Akademie für Textilveredlung“. Furthermore since this year he is the project manager of the new fair PromoTex Expo.
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”.
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.
Head of Innovation Management, RhönEnergie Fulda GmbH
Miriam Kehl is Personal Assistant to the Board of Directors at Landbell AG für Rückhol-Systeme, a German recycling company, as well as Associate Director at Green Alley Investment GmbH, a subsidiary of Landbell specialized in circular economy investments. At Green Alley she focusses on building up cooperation with various partners and expanding a network of the Circular Economy.
Hugo W. Pettendrup
Founder and CEO of HP-FundConsult – Bridging the Gap between Profit and Non-Profit
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.
We are also pleased to welcome three new jury members to the competition in 2018:
Miss Dr. Susanne Stark, Mr. Julian Ekelhof and Mr. Michael Klöfkorn will actively support our jury this year.
Dr. Susanne Stark
Stadtwerke Düsseldorf AG
Head of Energy Management Projects
Since 2009 Susanne Stark has worked at the public utilities body Stadtwerke Düsseldorf. Here she heads the Projects, Studies, Concepts department and is in charge of the internal and external coordination of district heating roll-out. Prior to this role she managed the department’s Energy and Environmental Policy. From 2009 to 2012 she was in charge of e-mobility themes for Stadtwerke Düsseldorf and for the model project “E-mobil NRW” for North Rhine-Westphalia. Before this post she was a green energy product manager within a community association. At Koelnmesse she was in charge of organisation for a number of trade fair projects for three years. For many years she was also active in the academic field and as a consultant for community energy concepts and energy savings, CO2-reduction strategies and national sustainability strategies at the Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment, Energy, to name but one institution.
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.
Banker, business psychologist, university lecturer. HR, team and organisational developer with many years of management experience as head of Corporate Sustainability at Bahlsen Group. Co-founder and volunteer co-director of the project Expowal Hannover – An Incredible Church. Partner and head of Global Impact, xpand GmbH. Sparring partner and development consultant for people and businesses. Expert for the strategic implementation and continued development of sustainability systems in companies.