Joe Wadsack Host / Wine expert
Joe grew up in a gastro-pub in the New Forest with his parents learning about fine cuisine and wines. Joe studied wine-making at Bordeaux University. He also has been an International Wine Show Judge throughout the world. He is no stranger to television with his role as Richard and Judy’s wine expert on Channel 4 as well as his own series Great Wine Walks; for UKTV’s Good Food Channel. More recently he has been a regular contributor on
ITV’s This Morning, and James Martin’s Saturday Morning Kitchen, as well as various shows on BBC Radio London.
Mike L. Murphy Creative Director Mike has worked in visual effects for a number of Hollywood blockbuster films, including Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter, Ironman and Fast & Furious. He’s directed commercials for CocaCola, Hasbro, Slovene Tourism Board and Home Depot, directed numerous award winning short films and supervised for such studios as Walt Disney Pictures, Warner Bros and 20th Century Fox. Mike is the cofounder of The Visionary Planner where he and his team teach entrepreneurs how to start up online brands.
TYLER SCHMETTERER Head of Sustainable Development Tyler Schmetterer is a sustainable built environment entrepreneur and thought leader based in NYC & Switzerland with over 25 years of creative strategy, communications, international marketing, business development, innovation and project management experience. Tyler is the co-founder of Prefab.World and New World Home, an advisory group and award-winning producer of sustainable prefabricated housing. Converging advanced building science with modern manufacturing methods and authentic architectural design, the ventures advocate for universal integration of Passive House (Passivhaus) Institute performance standards and World Green Building Council (WGBC) regional certification programs within the global prefab industry.
Dr. CHRISTINE LEMAITRE Head of Sustainable Building Dr. Christine Lemaitre was born in Gießen, Germany in 1975 and studied structural engineering at the university of Stuttgart from 1995 to 2000. After working in the USA for two years, she started working at the institute of Lightweight Structures Design and Construction at the University of Stuttgart as a research and teaching assistant in the area of adaptive lightweight structures in 2003. In 2007, she started as a project manager for RD&D at Bilfinger Berger AG in the area of resource efficient buildings. She completed her phd thesis in 2008. In January 2009 she took on the role as director certification system of the German Sustainable Building Council. Since February 2010 dr. Christine Lemaitre is the CEO of the German Sustainable Building Council. Since 2013 she is a member of the board of directors of the Sustainable Building Alliance, and in 2015 she was elected as Chair of the European Regional Network (ERN) of the World Green Building Council.
Alessio Princic Architect Alessio Princic graduates from architecture at the Faculty of Architecture in Ljubljana in 1982 and in Venice, Italy in 1985. In 1983 he receives Preseren prize for his diploma work. In the same year he starts working with architect Marconi from Udine and later on with Valle architect. He starts his own studio in Udine in 1990.