Jean-Pierre Reymond is the Executive Director of 2050Today. He is a Swiss career diplomat. In recent years, he has focused on innovative forms of fostering climate action and has been entrusted with developing a climate action initiative for international Geneva. He coordinated the initial phase of 2050Today and later became its director. As Ambassador for International Humanitarian Law (IHL), he previously chaired the Intergovernmental Process to strengthen respect for IHL in partnership with the International Committee of the Red Cross (2017-2019). He has held various diplomatic positions in Europe, Latin America and the Middle East. He holds a master’s degree in Arabic, Egyptology and Sanskrit.
Fabrice Calame holds a Master of Arts (UNIGE) in contemporary history and a DAS in public administration (IDHEAP). After several years as a freelancer in the fields of applied arts and ecology, he directed various NGOs active in soft mobility and nature protection. Fabrice Calame is, since 1 January 2019, the advisor of Vice-Rector Jean-Marc Triscone whose dicastery includes sustainable development and buildings.
In 2009, François Grey established a partnership for citizen science between CERN, the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) and the University of Geneva, now called Citizen Cyberlab. As a visiting professor at the University Center for Informatics (CUI) of the University of Geneva since 2014, he promotes the development of technologies for participatory research and organizes public participation in citizen science activities. Since 2016, he has been the director of the Geneva Tsinghua Initiative, a program for education and innovation around the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In 2017, he established the UNIGE SDG Solution Space at the Campus Biotech Innovation Park, as a space for innovation in collaboration with the International Geneva. In 2022, 2050Today moved to the SDG Solution Space. François Grey coordinates the UNIGE participation in the 2050Today research program.
After obtaining a Master’s degree (MSc) in Carbon Emissions Management from the University of Edinburgh, Margaux Emery was responsible for the management and the development of SIG’s (Services Industriels de Genève) electricity products for 5 years.
At 2050Today, as Sustainability Manager, she is in charge of establishing the annuel carbon footprints of members, as well as assisting them in carrying out their greenhouse gas reduction projects.
Susana Perdiz is Deputy Manager, assisting Jean-Pierre Reymond in executive tasks. She is more specifically in charge of coordinating the Working Groups. Susana holds a Masters’ degree in International Relations and an LL.M. in International Humanitarian Law. She brings 2050Today her solid experience in programme and project management at UNIGE, where she has notably managed an advanced degree program in IHL, been Academic affairs associate to the Rectorate and more recently Executive coordinator of the Geneva Tsinghua Initiative.
Giulia Brocco is Deputy Manager, in charge of coordinating and implementing budgetary, communication and human resources tasks in collaboration with UNIGE’s central services. She also assists the Executive Director with the organization of 2050Today’s High-Level and Parties Committee meetings. Giulia Brocco is employed by UNIGE and, in parallel, holds the position of Program Coordinator at the Geneva Tsinghua Initiative. She holds a Master of Arts degree in Asian Studies.