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Joëlle Saey-Volckrick


Joëlle (she/her) is a lecturer in Ecological Economics at the Berlin School of Economics and Law (HWR). She lives in Grenoble, France, where she is involved in a local food cooperative. Her work seeks to build bridges between the academia and social movements.

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Carol Bardi


is a Brazilian feminist economist and researcher currently finishing her master's at the Copernicus Institute at Utrecht University with a UES scholarship. When not playing football or training MMA, Carol enjoys discussing ways to build a decolonial society based on happiness for all beings. She believes in autonomous movements, commonality, and sport as a tool for community building.

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Joe Herbert

Blog and Communications

Joe is a researcher based in London, and has been part of the degrowth.info team since 2018. He holds a PhD in Human Geography on imaginaries of socio-ecological crisis and transformation, and is a member of Degrowth London. He enjoys music, books and train travelling.

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KC Legacion

Communications and Tech

KC is a performer, writer, and director living in West Philadelphia on colonized Lenape land. His work explores the social, cultural, and technical aspects of degrowth transformations with specific interests in digital ecology, media localism, and prefigurative cultural production. Check out more @kc_snails.

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Olzhas Toleutay


Olzhas [/ɔːl'ʒas, ɔːl'dʒas/] is a student studying Computer Science based in Astana, Kazakhstan

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Livia Regen


Livia has a degree in Social-Ecological Economics and Policy. She was part of the Degrowth Vienna 2020 Conference organising team with a focus on external communication, and has been coordinating the Degrowth & Strategy publication (forthcoming, 2022) since August 2020.

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Jacob Smessaert


Jacob is currently doing a PhD in environmental social sciences at Utrecht University, focusing on democratic praxis in alternative food networks.

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Nathan Barlow

General Coordinator, Fundraising and Blog

Nathan is currently a PhD candidate at the WU in Vienna. His research focuses on degrowth and strategies for social ecological transformation. He is an active member of Degrowth Vienna, and recently edited a collected volume titled "Degrowth & Strategy: how to bring about social ecological transformation". He enjoys working with well-organized groups to realize collective goals.

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Constanza Hepp


Constanza studied Journalism in Santiago and Human Ecology in Lund . She is currently living in northern Italy, caring for her family and establishing a CSA project. She is creating a bridge between academic activism & social practices.

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Andro Rilović

Blog and Library

Andro is a PhD student in ecological economics and political ecology at the International Institute of Social Studies. Interested in degrowth & anarchism, and how they can be applied in creating new community development models.