The General Assembly of the PACESETTERS consortium partners has appointed an External Expert Advisory Board. We are very honoured to be working with the expertise and experience of
 a board comprised of scientific, political and cultural excellence:

Ania Pięta, a committed advocate for social and environmental causes, a respected speaker and sustainability enthusiast in the fashion industry. In her most recent project, she coordinated a campaign for the WSCHÓD initiative in Poland, making a significant impact on public engagement.
Bernd Fesel, CEO of the EIT Culture & Creativity. He was Deputy Director of the European Capital of Culture RUHR.2010, Board Member of the European Network for Cultural Administration and Policy (ENCATC) in Brussels from 2015 to 2017 and Director of the European Creative Business Network (ECBN) since 2016.
Diana Urge-Vorsatz, Professor at the Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy at the Central European University (CEU). She was elected Vice-Chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change in July 2023. In the Sixth Assessment Cycle, she served as Vice-Chair of IPCC Working Group III. (Mitigation)
Marilyn Gaughan Reddan is Chief Executive of the Galway Culture Company. She is a member of the European Commission's European Capitals of Culture Expert Panel and a member of the European Urban Initiative Expert Pool.
Paul Watkinson has been at the heart of international action on climate change for many years, for the French government, helping to deliver the Paris Agreement in 2015, chairing the UNFCCC's Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice in 2018-2019, and advising the UAE COP28 presidency at the Dubai conference in 2023.