Susan George is one of TNI's most renowned people for her long-term and ground-breaking analysis of global issues. "Shadow Sovereigns: How Global Corporations are Seizing Power" is the newest of her seventeen widely translated books. She describes her work in a cogent way that has come to define TNI: "The job of the responsible social scientist is first to uncover these forces [of wealth, power and control], to write about them clearly, without jargon... and finally..to take an advocacy position in favour of the disadvantaged, the underdogs, the victims of injustice."
Diederik van Iwaarden currently works as a Policy Advisor at Tilburg University. He is specialized in the areas of institutional relations and fundraising. In the past Diederik worked for the international development organisations ICCO and SOS-Children’s Villages.
Mirjam van Reisen, Chair Globalisation, Aging, Innovation and Care (GAIC)
Dr. Professor Computing for Society, Leiden Institute of Advanced Computer Science
Prof International Social Responsibilty, Marga Klompé, Tilburg University
Member of the Dutch Council on International Affairs
Visiting Prof Amsterdam University College, Mbarara University
Member of the Board of Dutch Development Organisation and Philips Foundation
Gisela Dütting is an anthropologist by training (fieldwork in Swaziland and Algeria/Niger border area) and specialized in social movements, gender and economic justice. Between 1991 and 1998, she was the Director of the Women’s Global Network for Reproductive Rights. She has more than 25 years of experience in program management and policy development, deployed on long-term assignments ...
Paul Zweers was involved in a young workers organization in the Netherlands. First as volunteer later as national and European treasurer. After this period he started an administration collective based on workers self-control. As tax consultant he was specialized in advising small enterprises and nonprofit organizations.
Pauline works globally as an independent consultant and advisor to producer organisations, social businesses, donors, banks and corporations on fair trade, sustainability, partnerships, branding, finance and labor rights in supply chains - mainly in agriculture. She is a non-executive director of several non-profits and social businesses include the Friends of the Moscow School for Social and Economic Sciences, the Pluto Educational Trust (launched in 2011 - http://www.plutoeducational.org) and Divine Chocolate.