Jean-Claude Simon is a climate and political activist. He has been contributing to the development of transform! europe´s research and political advisory since 2014. In 2016, he co-edited a transform! e-Dossier “A new energy to change Europe”. He also sat as a member of the National Council of the Parti de Gauche in France from 2016 to 2020 and is member of Enhedslisten (the Red-Green Alliance) in Denmark. Jean-Claude Simon is also contributing to the Association négaWatt that develops models for the ecological transformation of European societies and to the Association Autogestion based in Paris. He is a French citizen and has been living in Copenhagen since 1999.