Sophie is a political economist and philosopher with over 15 years of experience in civil society and as a social advocate. She is co-founder and director of Commons Network.Thomas de GrootCo-director
Thomas is an activist, writer and policy advisor. He is also our co-director. Thomas has an academic background in China Studies and he worked in journalism, advertising and politics.Winne van WoerdenResearcher Degrowth and Health
Winne is driven by a passion for social and ecological justice and is particularly interested in new economic thinking and practices and its relation to human health and well-being.Jens KimmelChief Storyteller
Jens has worked on the urban commons and democracy for years. From our Amsterdam HQ, Jens works as our Chief Storyteller.