Global Challenges Foundation

Professor Folke Tersman new board member of Global Challenges Foundation

Press Release   •   Aug 25, 2015 09:26 CEST

Folke Tersman was born in 1964. In 2009 he published the book Tillsammans - en filosofisk debattbok om hur vi kan rädda vårt klimat (Together - a philosophical debate book on how we can save our climate) and has, among other things, led the interdisciplinary research project Democracy unbound. He is also the initiator of the Journal of Political Philosophy.

Tersman recently returned to Sweden after spending a period of time as guest lecturer at the University of Sydney in Australia.

– I am very pleased that we have been able to bring Folke Tersman into the Global Challenges Foundation board. Folke is an authority in research focusing on how to deal with the global risks that threaten humanity. He will bring both new insights and experience to our work, says Foundation’s Chairman Laszlo Szombatfalvy.

Folke Tersman says in a comment:

– Having the opportunity to contribute to the Foundation’s key activities in this way is an honor. In a short period of time the Foundation has managed to achieve outstanding results. It has an important role to play in the work of arming ourselves to meet the global risks we face.

Global Challenges Foundation works to raise awareness on global catastrophic risks, and accelerate the development of global governance that can address them. The Foundation’s Board consists of, besides Laszlo Szombatfalvy, Mats Andersson, Björn Franzon, Christer Jacobson and Johan Rockström.

For further information contact:

Carin Ism, General Manager

+46 (0) 70-998 97 97

Folke Tersman

+46 (0) 70-378 85 79