Jürgen Griesbeck

Founder and Chief Executive Officer, streetfootballworld, Germany

The streetfootballworld network unites over 80 organisations that use football to tackle social challenges like HIV/AIDS, armed conflict, and homelessness. In 2010 alone the network helped over 400,000 young people around the world harness their passion for the game to overcome local challenges and develop leadership and teamwork skills. streetfootballworld drives an international coalition of private and public sector bodies who work to strengthen network members through capacity development programmes, expertise sharing, in-kind service donation, and advocacy. In 2011, Jürgen received the Social Entrepreneur of the Year award for Europe.