Van Jones

Van Jones is an American environmental advocate, civil rights activist and attorney, and co-founder of three non-profit organisations. In 2009 he served as special adviser for green jobs, enterprise and innovation for the White House. He is a senior fellow at the  Center For American Progress and a senior policy adviser at the NGO, Green For All, which he founded. He is author of The Green Collar Economy, a New York Times bestseller. In 2008, Time named him one of its “Heroes of the Environment”