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Johan has been coordinator and director of BankTrack since he helped cofound the BankTrack network in 2003. Prior to that, he worked for twelve years as campaigner and coordinator of various international NGO networks, always with a focus on the financial sector. In 1992, he helped cofound the worldwide A SEED youth campaigners network, where he led the campaigns on multilateral banks. In 1998 he became coordinator of the 'International Financial Institutions programme' of Friends of the Earth International, which he led for four years. Johan studied Linguistics and Philosophy before getting a MA in Political Science/Development Studies at the Radboud University in Nijmegen, Netherlands.
Work Focus: organization and personnel management, fundraising, Equator Principles, climate, forests
Yann has been our lead climate and energy campaigner since September 2010. Before that he worked for three years as private finance campaigner for Friends of the Earth France, targeting the involvement of French banks in many dodgy deals. Yann also worked as regional coordinator for the sustainable campuses project for the Sierra Youth Coalition, the youth arm of the Sierra Club of Canada. He holds a M.Sc. in environmental sciences from the Université du Québec à Montréal. Yann lives and works in Crest, France.
Work Focus: Climate, energy, coal
Raymon has been working for BankTrack since September 2009. His tasks consist of graphic design, desktop publishing, bookkeeping and keeping office facilities up and running. Previously Raymon had a small business in art and illustrative design. He holds a BA in Contemporary Art from the Academy St. Joost in 's-Hertogenbosch.
Work Focus: design, financial management, office management
Ryan joined BankTrack in October 2012 as a Researcher and Editor, and coordinates BankTrack's campaigning work on human rights. Previously he worked at The Co-operative Group as a specialist in ethical finance, including implementing The Co-operative Bank’s Ethical Policy. He holds a BSc in Mathematics and Management Sciences from The University of Manchester and a MA in Sociology from Manchester Metropolitan University.
Work Focus: Human rights, Green bonds, editing, research
Greig joined BankTrack in August 2014 to help strengthen our global coal campaign’s research and outreach impacts. Previously he was Media coordinator for CEE Bankwatch Network and has researched and authored reports for civil society organisations on European fracking, Caspian gas developments and the financialisation of global infrastructure. He holds an MA (Hons) in English Language and Literature from the University of St Andrews.
Work Focus: Coal, climate, energy
Erik Janssen joined BankTrack in January 2016. He was educated at the HEAO business school in Arnhem in Logistics and Economics. He has worked in finance as an advisor on bank- and insurance products. He has worked as a human rights campaigner for Amnesty International.
Work focus: Website Coordination
Claire joined BankTrack as a Climate Campaigner in January 2018. She has previously volunteered as a communications officer at the Global Canpoy Programme in Oxford, UK, and as a podcast producer for the sustainable development website senseandsustainability.net. She has bachelor and master's degrees in Philosophy and a Postgraduate Certificate in Global Environmental Challenges from Edinburgh.