Our Board

Board Member Juliane Kronen visiting 2010 Laureate SAPPROS, credit: Right Livelihood
2018 Laureate Thelma Aldana receiving the Award from (then) Chair of the Board Paul Ekins and Board Member Amelie von Zweigbergk, credit: Right Livelihood

Members of our Board of Trustees contribute their expertise to improve our governance and strategic development.

Our course is decided by our Board of Trustees, which convenes several times each year. Trustees also make up part of the Jury deciding over the recipients of the Award.

  • Gunilla Hallonsten

    Chair of the Board

  • Amelie von Zweigbergk

    Vice Chair of the Board

  • Juliane Kronen

    Board Member

  • Paul Walker

    Board Member

  • Reinhard Loske

    Board member

  • Ole von Uexkull

    Co-opted to the Board

Read more

Our Founder

Jakob von Uexkull founded the Right Livelihood Award to lift the voices of change-makers offering practical solutions to the world's most pressing problems.

Read more

Swiss Support Foundation

Our Swiss Support Foundation has worked to increase the impact of Right Livelihood Laureates and gather financial support in Switzerland since 2007.

Read more

Parliamentary Connections

Parliamentarians from Sweden and Germany have for many years supported the work of Right Livelihood Laureates. This allow Laureates' solutions to reach even more decision-makers.

Read more


Our partners elevate the impact of our work, allowing us to do even more for Laureates. Besides financial support, they also lend their time, energy and talent to us, so we can better serve change-makers.

Read more


We establish and develop long-term cooperations with institutions and organisations to support and amplify Laureates' causes.

Read more


Join our highly committed international team working to support some of the most outstanding change-makers in the world!

Read more


Right Livelihood Laureates work on urgent climate action globally. We strive to reflect this in our day-to-day operations.

Read more