Sandra Sofia Caeiro holds an undergraduate degree in Environmental Engineering from New University of Lisbon (1992), a Masters in Science of Coastal Zones from University of Aveiro (1997) and an Doctorate on Environmental Engineering from the New University of Lisbon (2004), Portugal. She is currently Assistant Professor in the Department of Science and Technology at Universidade Aberta (UAb) and a senior researcher at CENSE - Center for Sustainability and Environmental Research from New University of Lisbon, Portugal. Her main research and teaching areas include environmental risk assessment, environmental and spatial planning management tools, environmental citizenship and participation, sustainable consumption and e-learning in science education. She is the former coordinator of the B.Sc. program on Environmental Sciences and of the Master Program in Environmental Citizenship and Participation at UAb, and currently the institutional coordinator of the European Virtual Seminar in Sustainable Development. She is on the editorial board of the international journal of Ocean and Coastal Management, Elsevier and reviewer of several international scientific journals.
Professor Walter Leal Filho (BSc, PhD, DSc, DPhil, DL, FRGS, FRSA, FIBiol) is a trained biologist has a PhD and a DSc in environmental technology, plus honorary doctorates (DL, DPhil, DL) in environmental information. He is the Director of the Research and Transfer Centre “Applications of Life Sciences” at the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, where he is in charge of a number of European projects. He has authored, co-authored or edited over 70 books on the subjects of environment, technology and innovation and has in excess of 200 published papers to his credit. Professor Leal Filho is also the editor of the Journal "Environmental Management and Health" and founding editor of the "International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education". He is a member of the editorial board of "Biomedical and Environmental Sciences", "Environmental Awareness" and "Sustainable Development and World Ecology". He is a specialist on environmental management and sustainable development issues, being involved in a number of climate-related projects across the world. He is editor of the award-winning series “Environmental Education, Communication and Sustainability” and the initiator of the world´s first scientific conference on climate issues on the internet.
Charbel José Chiappetta Jabbour is an Associate Professor on Organizational Theory and Environmental Management at the Sao Paulo State University (UNESP-Brazil). He has a PhD in Industrial Engineering from the Engineering School of São Carlos (EESC), University of São Paulo (USP). He is an official researcher of the Brazilian National Council of Research (CNPq) and of the Sao Paulo State Research Foundation (FAPESP). Areas of research interests: organizational and human dimensions necessary to the adoption and maintenance of practices in proactive environmental management in organizations.
Ulisses Manuel de Miranda Azeiteiro was educated at the Aveiro University, Portugal, from which he received his Master Science Degree in 1994, Coimbra University, Portugal, where he received his Doctorate (PhD) in Ecology in 1999 and Universidade Aberta, Portugal, where he received his Aggregation in Biology in 2006. He holds an Assistant Professor Teaching position at the Universidade Aberta (Assistant Professor with Aggregation and Tenure), Portugal, in the Department of Exact Sciences and Technology, where he teaches Environmental Education, Education for Sustainable Development, Biology, Biodiversity and Research Methodologies. He has mentored over 40 Master's students, 10 PhD students, and 3 postdoctoral researchers. He is Senior Researcher at the Centre for Functional Ecology of Coimbra University where he is the Coordinator of the Group Ecology and Society. In the area of Sustainability he is member of the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education. He published several books in Sustainability Science.