Michael is an expert in the design and implementation of political strategy processes for sustainable development. He supports clients in the fields of sustainability, climate change mitigation and adaptation, energy, and biodiversity, as well as in environmental and resource protection, land use development, and infrastructure. He provides strategic and substantive consulting and support for political strategy and policy processes and supports deliberation and negotiation processes on controversial environmental and technology issues. In addition, Michael is a very experienced mediator, moderator, and facilitator for small and large groups alike, including panel discussions and citizen consultations.
Michael began his career at IFOK in 1998, becoming director of the company’s environment department in 2008 and joining IFOK’s Board the same year. He holds a Ph.D. in nature conservation in urban areas—its potential and popular acceptance.