Jurgen Griesbeck

Synergos Senior Fellow & Founder, Street Football World

JURGEN GRIESBECK is the Founder of Street Football World, an organisation established in 2002 and operating out of offices in Berlin and New York (www.streetfootballworld.org). He believes that by working as a team and using the power of football as a vehicle for positive social change, he can maximise a positive impact on people and planet. They have a presence in approximately 100 countries around the world and by working in partnership with local community-based organisations, formed a global network able to reach many young people in underserved areas and those at-risk of falling prey to for example gang violence, homelessness, health threats, lack of education and other vulnerabilities.  .