Bedřich Moldan

Founder, Environment Center, Charles University


Bedřich Moldan is a Professor at the Charles University in Prague. He is also the founder of the Environment Center and was its Director from 1991 to 2014. His experience includes research on indicators of sustainable development (published two monographs commissioned by SCOPE) and various aspects of science-policy interface. He started his public life as the Minister of Environment of the Czechoslovak Republic in 1990 and in 2004–2010 he served as the Senator. Since 2003, he is a member of the Governmental Council for Sustainable Development and the Chair of its Committee for Strategies. He held various international positions including Chairman of the UN Commission on Sustainable Development and Chairman of the Scientific Committee of the European Environment Agency.