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Sascha Müller-Kraenner

Managing Director, European Region

Sascha Müller-Kraenner is the Europe Regional Managing Director of The Nature Conservancy. He is also a founding partner and board member to Ecologic Institute, a non-profit applied environmental policy research institute with offices in Berlin, Brussels, Washington DC and San Mateo CA.

Prior to joining the Conservancy, Sascha served as the Heinrich Böll Foundation’s Director for Europe and North America, as well as head of the Foundation’s program on foreign and security policy. From 1998 - 2002 he served as Director of the Foundation’s office in Washington, DC.

Sascha serves on the advisory boards of the research group “Market-based instruments for ecosystem services” and the “Institute for Econics” at University of Eberswalde. He is a Member of the Working Group on Global Issues of the German Council on Foreign Relations, Naturschutzbund Deutschland (Birdlife Germany), as well as of the Indo-German Forum on International Environmental Governance. He is also an Associate Fellow of the European Council on Foreign Relations.

His latest book “Energy Security” was published in October 2008 by Earthscan (London; Sterling VA). An original version was published in German, in addition to a Polish language version.
Sascha Müller-Kraenner lives with his wife Karin Holl and their two sons in Berlin, Germany.

 

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Sascha Müller-Kraenner is the Europe Regional Managing Director of The Nature Conservancy. He is also a founding partner and board member to Ecologic Institute, a non-profit applied environmental policy research institute with offices in Berlin, Brussels, Washington DC and San Mateo CA.

Prior to joining the Conservancy, Sascha served as the Heinrich Böll Foundation’s Director for Europe and North America, as well as head of the Foundation’s program on foreign and security policy. From 1998 - 2002 he served as Director of the Foundation’s office in Washington, DC.

Sascha serves on the advisory boards of the research group “Market-based instruments for ecosystem services” and the “Institute for Econics” at University of Eberswalde. He is a Member of the Working Group on Global Issues of the German Council on Foreign Relations, Naturschutzbund Deutschland (Birdlife Germany), as well as of the Indo-German Forum on International Environmental Governance. He is also an Associate Fellow of the European Council on Foreign Relations.

From 1991 –1998 Sascha was Director for International Affairs of the Deutscher Naturschutzring, the umbrella organisation of Germany’s environmental NGOs. Previously, he served as chief of staff of Kornelia Müller, a Green member of the State Parliament of Saxony.

He studied Biology, with Public Laws a minor at the Universities of Munich and Bayreuth.

He was awarded fellowships by the German Marshall Fund of the United States, the Prince of Wales’ Business and the Environment Programme, and most recently as a World Fellow at Yale University.
Sascha has recently taught international environmental policy at the Hertie School of Governance (Berlin), has served as chair of the faculty at the Salzburg Seminar, and regularly spoken at renowned universities and research institutes in Europe, Asia and North America. He has published extensively on international relations, European integration and environmental diplomacy and the United Nation’s climate change treaty. He is a regular contributor to “Internationale Politik”, the leading foreign policy journal in German language.


His latest book “Energy Security” was published in October 2008 by Earthscan (London; Sterling VA). An original version was published in German, in addition to a Polish language version.
Sascha Müller-Kraenner lives with his wife Karin Holl and their two sons in Berlin, Germany.

 

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