James Ling

Communication & Projects Coordinator, Greenovate! Europe

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James is a project manager and communications professional with particular expertise in energy, bioeconomy and sustainable construction topics.

He joined Greenovate! Europe in October 2015 and since then has led the production of multiple print and online publications, and the organisation of public events. James is now leading the work package on communication and exploitation for the EU funded research projects ISOBIO (bio-based construction materials; Horizon 2020) and Bio4Products (bio-based chemicals and products; Horizon 2020). Additionally, he is contributing to the green.eu project (inno4sd network; Horizon 2020), where he is producing case studies on sustainable development policies, and innovative sustainable technologies. James has also been a co-author of two major publications for the ECO-SEE (eco-building materials; FP7) and Windtrust (wind energy; FP7) projects, and manages the G!E website and newsletter.

James is originally from the UK. He holds a Master degree in European Studies from the KU Leuven, Belgium, and a Bachelor in Law.

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