Global Policy Lead on Climate Change and Resilience
Based in: Bonn, Germany
Languages: German, English
Sven is responsible for developing and coordinating CARE’s advocacy and policy work relating to climate change (particularly in regard to global UN climate change policy processes), assisting country offices in climate-related advocacy as well as considering climate change in CARE’s overall advocacy work. Key areas of work include adaptation, loss and damage, climate finance (including the Adaptation Fund and the Green Climate Fund).
Sven has been the co-chair of the Climate Action Network International’s adaptation working group since 2008 and co-chair of the German Association of Development NGOs (VENRO)’s climate change working group since 2009. Sven holds a German diploma in geography, environmental economics and political sciences.