Björn Dransfeld | Founding Partner | the greenwerk. | climate advisory network
Björn is Founding Partner at the greenwerk. the greenwerk. is an advisory network for sustainable energy and climate policy. the greenwerk. offers a wide range of advisory services to their clients in both developing and developed countries. Their work focuses on instruments and activities for promoting greenhouse gas mitigation and renewable energy.
He is working to foster a global dialogue on sustainable energy for all. He studied Political Science and Economics at the University of Hamburg, focusing on environmental, energy and climate policy as well as public services. Moreover, Björn believes that knowledge transfer is key for a global green revolution, and thus is eagerly contributing to an international dialogue on climate and energy policy, most recently through building up delegation trips services. His topis are: perspectives climate change, knowledge transfer, GIZ, Energy Policy Germany, Renewable Energy Germany, Delegationsreise
Björn Dransfeld studied Political Science and Economics at the University of Hamburg, focusing on environmental, climate and energy policy as well as public services.
He is co-founder of the greenwerk., where his focus is on analysing the international climate policy architecture. In recent years, he is assessing the growing climate finance architecture, advising political decision makers on various climate finance related aspects such as the GCF and the UNFCCC negotiations on finance, and is developing trainings on national climate finance opportunities
Besides this, Björn has worked on fostering innovative GHG mitigation approaches in developing countries, for instance through Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Activities (NAMAs). Björn believes that knowledge transfer is key for a global green revolution, and thus is eagerly contributing to an international dialogue on climate and energy policy, for instance through facilitation of delegation trips services.
From 2007 to 2014, Björn worked for the Perspectives GmbH, a climate policy think-tank in Hamburg, Germany, with a focus on climate policy advice and carbon markets.
Hereby, he has gained special expertise on future market mechanisms under the UNFCCC regime, with a focus on enhancing co-benefits of Post-2020 mitigation instruments.
In 2006, Björn worked for Suzlon Energy, an Indian CDM project developer in Delhi / India.
Over the past decade, Björn managed consultancy projects for various governments and public authorities as well as international institutions in the area of climate policy. Björn is board member of the NGO ClimateNet e.V., is heading its UNFCCC delegation and enjoys organising its workshops at UNFCCC meetings. In addition, he is board member of the NGO International Climate Dialogue e.V. that strives to enhance climate policy efforts through education and knowledge transfer.