Janis Brizga is Head of the Board at the NGO Green Liberty and researcher at the University of Latvia, department of geography and earth sciences. Previously, he was a chair of NGO network ANPED – The Northern Alliance for Sustainability, the Environmental Policy Programme Director at WWF-Latvia, the Executive Director at Coalition Clean Baltic Latvia’s office. He has received a Ph.D. in geography, Environmental Science and Master of Social Science in Public Administration at the University of Latvia. He is working on issues of sustainable development and sustainable consumption governance and environmentally friendly behavior. Janis Brizga is a member of the Global Research Forum on Sustainable Consumption and Production as well as a member of the board of the European Environmental Bureau (EEB), Europe's largest federation of citizens' environmental organisations.