“That intrinsic motivation gives us credibility and jives with the motivation of all Buzzers – we want to drive sustainability forward.”

We have been growing our team and are eager to create that Buzz together with you!

Meet the Team
Juliet Blum
Managing Director & Board Member

Juliet is a biodiversity and ecosystems expert with sound knowledge on sustainable finance. She has been working toward promoting global climate action and environmental sustainability through private sector finance and development cooperation. Juliet is driven by her deep passion for the natural environment and is devoted to finding innovative solutions for the world's most pressing sustainability issues.

Benita Dreesen
Managing Director & Board Member

For more than 25 years, Benita has been active in strategic communications and sustainability. She serves as a consultant, speaker, and writer across Europe, Asia, and Africa. Benita is known for closely following developments on the sustainability front at the EU Parliament and EU Commissions. She holds certifications in sustainability from Columbia University and Stanford University. Benita just spent 3 years at a leading European multinational to develop sustainability plans for Africa.

Jochem Braakhekke
Digital Communications Manager

As graduate in Earth Sciences at ETH Zürich, founder of an environmental NGO and expedition guide in the polar regions, Jochem is devoted to bridge the communication gap between the natural sciences and the general public. He is highly motivated to use his strong interpersonal skills to contribute to the Greenbuzz Mission.

Richard Bousfield
Chief Editor

Richard has a background in International Relations, History and Sustainability, with an emphasis upon the socio-economic implications of sustainable transitions. Richard has specific skills in fossil fuel reform, circular economy thinking and sustainable supply chain management.

Hasti Britschgi
Social Media Manager

Hasti graduated with an M.Sc. in natural resources engineering-environmental pollution. She has experience in scientific research at the university level as well as a research analyst in consulting. Organizing and managing seminars, international events and holding workshops are part of her skill set. She is passionate to apply her skills and experience to support the GreenBuzz team.

Adeline Choo
Communications & Events Manager

A citizen of the world, Adeline has years of experience in marketing and communications in the corporate sector, working with international teams across the globe. Communicative and objective-driven, combining her understanding on how corporate companies tick, Adeline contributes in bridging organisations and individual professionals in empowering sustainability.

Xinxiu Christina Liu
Finance Manager

An experienced sustainability expert and banking professional. She holds M.Sc. in Environmental Science and Engineering and worked with a Swiss chemical company in terms of sustainability and lean management. With a great passion on finance, she successfully moved to the banking industry since starting to study CFA. She, a doer, is willing to contribute her combined skills to Greenbuzz.

Urszula Szczepaniak
Audio Visual Communications Lead

Having a background in environmental protection and management, a passion for storytelling, and being a nature lover, Urszula is motivated to participate in the change towards sustainability. In her mission, she combines her strong scientific background (PhD in Physics and in Chemistry) and experience in writing and video making.

Irena Belcheva
Partnership Manager

With a background in foreign investment advisory, stakeholder and project management, Irena is a professional who aims at driving investment in important sectors of the economy that deliver sustainable environments, decent jobs and resilient communities. As someone who believes that the finance industry is critical in building a more ethical and sustainable global economy, she recently completed an executive program in Sustainable Finance at the University of Zurich, Switzerland.