Prof. Dr. Jürgen Howaldt

TU Dortmund University

Prof. Dr. Jürgen Howaldt, born 1960 is director of Social Research Centre at TU Dortmund University and professor at the Faculty of Economics. He is an internationally renowned expert in the field of social innovation. He has consulted German as well as European policy-makers and has also presented his concept of social innovation in all parts of the world. He is Affiliate of SIERC (Massey University, New Zealand) and member of the Expert group of the German Rector’s Conference “Innovation und Transfer”. 2017 he was elected as Chairman of the European School of Social Innovation.