Dirk Holemans

Co-President, Green European Foundation (GEF), Director, Oikos

Dirk Holemans is the Co-President of the Green European Foundation (GEF), and Director of Oikos, the Flemish green Think Tank that aims for social-ecological change. He has previously been Member of Parliament (Flanders) and city councilor (Ghent) for the green party. He worked as researcher and lecturer at different universities in Europe. His main interests are ecological economy, commons, green cities and political ecology. Affiliated with the Centre for Research on Environmental and Social Change (Univ. Antwerp), he is conducting research on the role of citizens’ collectives in building a new economy.
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